Unleashing Your IT Department’s Strengths to Create New Business

Deirdre Woods, Associate Dean and CIO of Wharton, has written a blog post for Forbes which details how Wharton Computing managed to transform an internally developed tool (WRDS) into a revenue generating product used across the globe.

Deirdre highlights four lessons Wharton Computing learned during the process:

  • Stay close to your core competencies
  • Support your own user base
  • Make investments
  • Expand your skills

Read the whole post for more details about WRDS and some of the challenges that were faced as the product was brought to market.