It Turns Out That Personal Skills ARE Important For IT Leaders

Why Does Hacking Still Work So Well? So here’s an interesting question for you: in this day and age, why is it still so easy to hack into a corporate computer system? I mean we’ve had years to invest in sophisticated encryption systems and multi-step identity verification systems. The answer is surprisingly simple – the … Read moreIt Turns Out That Personal Skills ARE Important For IT Leaders

How To Keep Your Team From Leaving As The Economy Improves

I don’t want to say that it’s been easy to be an IT Leader during the recent global economic crisis. However, as the world economy tanked and countless people in all industries lost their jobs, the one thing that IT Leaders really didn’t have to worry about was having members of their team jump ship … Read moreHow To Keep Your Team From Leaving As The Economy Improves

Google’s Lessons For Managing Tech-Savvy Teams

Sigh, if only we all could work for Google, right? If there is one company out there that seems to “get” IT, it would have to be Google. The stories that float around about how nice the Google campus is and all the free food and other perks sure make it seem like a Shangri-La. … Read moreGoogle’s Lessons For Managing Tech-Savvy Teams

Doing More With What You Already Have

As an IT Leader, you’ve got a bit of a challenge on your hands right now. There is probably no way that you’re going to be getting more funding or headcount in the immediate future (or at least not enough to make a difference). Yet at the same time your senior management keeps talking about … Read moreDoing More With What You Already Have