As newly appointed CIO or IT Manager responsible you will recognize the situation: you will find quite a problematic organization that has little credit to the business and to your colleagues in the Management Board. At the same time (or will), there is no time and support to invest in people and resources. You will be expected to achieve significantly better performance of the IT function in a short time. The risk is lurking that you do not have the time and resources to get the deeper causes of the problem sufficiently clear-cut on the table of the Management Board. Common result is that later on various financial seem to come from cabinet and the improvements are not quick to realize his or making the forecasts are true.