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Eric Newcomer

Eric Newcomer is the Chief Architect for Citi’s Treasury and Trade Services. Before Citi, Eric was Chief Architect for the Investment Banking IT Division at Credit Suisse. Mr. Newcomer was the CTO at IONA Technologies, which specializes in Object Request Brokers. Mr. Newcomer was also a Consulting Engineer at Digital Equipment/Compaq Computer.

Advice Articles

Balancing risk

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor needs to evaluate the “next new thing”.

Celebrating Success

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor must celebrate when goals are met.

Getting Decisions to Stick

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor build on common ground to get decisions to stick

Keeping Overambition in Check

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor can keep overambition in check. 

Knowing your Time Commitment

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor needs to figure out how much commitment a given project or program will require.

Listening for Common Language

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor can establish a common vocabulary by listening more than speaking.

Putting history in perspective

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor can learn from past projects, but should discern what is pertinent. 

Tying metrics to goals

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor should tie metrics to specific strategies, goals, or programs.

Understanding Project Activities

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor needs to dig deep enough into a project to understand how well it’s going.

Understanding Project Investments

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor adopt a culture of discipline to better understand project investments.

Using a Decision Pipeline

Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor build a decision pipeline.

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