With the news that the Daily Mail and General Trust had a recent IT shake-up which meant the centralisation of 2 IT departments into one under a single CIO, it has become apparent that with the current climate IT is under the microscope

Paul Michaels on silicon.com has written a good article about how to go about doing this, and refers to it more as an art than science approach

One inspiring quote that has been used internally at Microsoft is:

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

     -Winston Churchill