So here we find ourselves in the powerful 21st Century and yet still we are looking for ways to motivate and keep our teams together. Hmm, some things never change. I recently had an experience that once again reminded me about the power of something that I already knew but had just once again forgotten … Read moreThe Power Of A “Thank You”
I’m currently out in Las Vegas attending the EMC World 2008 tradeshow. If you’ve never heard of this one, then you probably aren’t a part of the world of computer storage. EMC is a $15B company that grew large by providing the storage that Yahoo, Google, the government, etc. use to store each and every … Read moreThe Joy Of Computer Storage
By Dr. Jim Anderson Most IT jobs consist of doing work in a constantly reoccurring cycle: define, design, create, test, deploy, repeat. When we get our first IT job or when we jump onto a new program, this can all seem so very new and exciting. However, once we reach the fourth or fifth cycle, … Read moreThe Meaning Of (IT) Life
So why isn’t your IT staff performing up to your expectations? Don’t they understand just how important the work that they do is to the company? Why is it so hard to keep the really good ones — they just seem to keep leaving! If you work in an IT department or -gulp- manage IT … Read moreHow Come All Of The Good IT Workers Are Already Taken?