Ok, enough of this cloud stuff already! The field of IT is just like every other field out there and we have our own share of trendy topics – cloud computing sure seems to the one that we’re dealing with right now. With all of the magazine articles on clouds and conferences going on, you’d … Read moreDo IT Leaders (and CEOs) Have Their Heads Stuck In The Cloud?
Everyone needs goals. As an IT Leader, it’s going to be your responsibility to help your team set both team and individual goals. Although at first this sounds pretty straightforward, in practice it often turns out to be a bit tricky. The most important question that you’re going to have to answer is which way … Read moreTop-Down Or Bottom-Up: What’s The Best Way To Set Goals?
Being an IT Leader is a hard job. On any given day, you’ll have multiple people pulling on you trying to get you to do 100 different things. The question that you have to keep asking yourself is “what should my team be working on right now?” This is exactly where new IT managers can … Read moreHe Shoots! He Scores! Why Goals Are Important To IT Leaders
How many times do you have to tell your team: it’s time to start innovating again? The global recession is over, if your part of the IT department is going to start to grow and be successful, then your team is going to have to be out in front and leading the charge. Since budgets … Read moreThe Reason That Innovation Isn’t Happening In Your IT Team