How IT Leaders Can Grow Good Ideas

Innovation, innovation, innovation. Everyone seems to be talking about it, but nobody seems to have any clear guidance for IT Leaders when it comes to telling them HOW to grow good ideas within their IT departments. Well we’re going to change that starting right now. Dr. Jan van den-Ende and Bob Kijuit have spent some … Read moreHow IT Leaders Can Grow Good Ideas

How Should IT Leaders Use Outplacement Services?

Dang it, you’ve been let go. It really doesn’t matter the reason why – just the fact that your (former) employer decided that they could get along without your services can really sting. However, before the door swings close behind you for the last time, the ball is in still in your court and you … Read moreHow Should IT Leaders Use Outplacement Services?

IT Leader Book Review: “Lead Well And Prosper”

So how is an IT Leader supposed to keep on top of his / her game? There were very few college courses that we had to take during our undergraduate years that dealt with management (or even better, leadership). Even if you’ve gone on and gotten an MBA, precious little time is devoted to the … Read moreIT Leader Book Review: “Lead Well And Prosper”

IT Leaders Know That It’s Not All About Them

Please put your hand up in the air if you are a micromanager. Is your hand up – if it is then good, you have a pretty accurate picture of yourself. If it isn’t , then I bet if we talked with the people that you work with, we might get a different answer. By … Read moreIT Leaders Know That It’s Not All About Them

IT Managers & The Secret Of The Color Wheel

So I’m just a little bit off the beaten path with this discussion, but I’ve recently had to sit through so many bad presentations that I’m feeling an overwhelming need to try to make the world a better place for Powerpoint slides to live in. We all live and die by Powerpoint. I can’t begin … Read moreIT Managers & The Secret Of The Color Wheel