IT Leaders With No Time Find An Alternative To An MBA

As IT Leaders who live in troubling times we are always trying to do two things: hold on to our jobs and be more successful. One of the best ways to do both of these, or so we have been told, is to go out and get an MBA. Well that’s all great and fine … Read moreIT Leaders With No Time Find An Alternative To An MBA

Why Performance Reviews Don’t Work In IT

For just one article, let’s be brutally honest here. Let’s spend just a moment talking about that annual rite of passage that all IT Leaders and workers go through: the annual performance review. These conversations are lies and falsehoods build on conflicting goals that serve nobody’s best interest. Do I have your attention now? Performance … Read moreWhy Performance Reviews Don’t Work In IT

Turns Out There Is Business Value In IT, You Just Have To Unlock It

As though managing a team of IT professionals wasn’t enough, now we’re all being asked to become more valuable to the business – to start thinking about the company’s bottom line. What part of working in a company’s cost center are they missing? It sure seems as though the pressure on IT managers to deliver … Read moreTurns Out There Is Business Value In IT, You Just Have To Unlock It

Say Hello To Your Next Monster IT Project: GRC

As IT Leaders we are always looking forward to our next challenge, the big project that looks impossible at the beginning, but which through our superhuman efforts turns into a technical and business success story. This is all great, but we do need to be careful because there’s one big project out there that could … Read moreSay Hello To Your Next Monster IT Project: GRC

How To Really Screw Up You Next Job Search

IT Leaders may be very good at managing a team of IT professionals and harnessing their skills to accomplish challenging IT goals; however, all too often we do a really bad job of looking for our next job. I’m not talking about poorly formatted resumes or even answering questions incorrectly during a job interview. My … Read moreHow To Really Screw Up You Next Job Search