You Can Be An IT Leader, Here’s How…

Congratulations, you are finally an IT manager. Does that mean that you are also an IT leader? Turns out that the answer to that question is no. So what’s the difference? Employees do what a manager tells them to do because they have to. Employees do what a leader tells them to do because they … Read moreYou Can Be An IT Leader, Here’s How…

New Thoughts About That Vision Thing

I’m pretty sure that your company has a vision. I’m also fairly certain that if asked, you’d be hard pressed to tell anyone just exactly what that vision is. Although we all basically understand that having a vision is good thing, the whole vision thing has been so badly handled that it’s pretty much a … Read moreNew Thoughts About That Vision Thing

2 Ways That IT Managers Can Deal With Workplace Tension

Here’s a quick quiz for you: is workplace tension a good thing or a bad thing? No matter how you answered this question, that tension thing is always there – a constant presence in the workplace. It’s how you choose to deal with it that will have the greatest impact on your team’s performance… Taming … Read more2 Ways That IT Managers Can Deal With Workplace Tension

IT Managers Need To Realize That Virtualization Isn’t All That It’s Cracked Up To Be

To read the IT trade journals or speak with IT managers you’d think that we’ve all found the magic silver bullet that IT’s been looking for during the past few years: server virtualization. The ability to mash together a bunch of different expensive individual servers and shrink the company’s IT footprint down by a factor … Read moreIT Managers Need To Realize That Virtualization Isn’t All That It’s Cracked Up To Be