- Why are we still running our own email? –a former CIO of a software giant, who forecasted we would all outsource our email services by 2008.
- Why are we running our own help desks?
- Why are we running commodity IT instead of mission-moving IT?
- Why are we following in steps of corporations instead of leap-frogging them?
- "Shadow IT" should be encouraged, supported, recognized –A Fortune 10 Technology Strategist
- Why do we need a server, period?
- Why haven't we changed our program delivery significantly in past 30 years?
- Why do Imagine Cup students develop more field-based IT innovation in 9 months than nonprofits in 5 years?
- Why is Cisco able to cut travel 50% and increase customer contacts 25% and we can't approach that with our Field?
- "Every day, somewhere in the world, something is being reinvented in our organization poorly."–An INGO VP of International Operations
- Ugly questions stir the imagination
- Truth comes from the dialog and debate
- Disruptive innovations start with quality we would never accept but customers find good enough –and then the market blows past us
- Peters' law: innovation occurs proportionally to the distance from headquarters
- If we don’t figure these things out, other organizations will, and we will become irrelevant.
- We need to collaborate or perish!
 See the slide deck for my NetHope Chairman’s report on my presentations page, here: http://www.fairfieldreview.org/hpmd/EGHprofile.nsf/links/50A6
 See the video about the ants to see the challenges questions need to crack, here: http://eghapp.blogspot.com/2009/04/get-walnut.html .