Cloud Computing 101: Just Exactly What Is A Cloud?

So there I was the other day talking with one of my IT manager customers and I was going on and on about how her team needed to start adapting their design process to include cloud computing. She knows me very well so she felt comfortable in stopping me in mid-sentence. She said “Jim, I’ve … Read moreCloud Computing 101: Just Exactly What Is A Cloud?

Great IT Managers Aren’t Afraid To Stumble On The Way To The Top

A quick question for you: are you afraid to fail? Would you be willing to take on responsibility for leading an IT team that might not be a success? I’m willing to bet that a lot of us would say “no” – our company’s IT managers who are perfect are rewarded while IT managers who … Read moreGreat IT Managers Aren’t Afraid To Stumble On The Way To The Top

IT Managers Know That Strategies Never Last

As an IT manager, one of the biggest management challenges that you’ll ever face is setting an effective strategy that your entire team can rally behind. As though this wasn’t difficult enough, there’s a little secret about IT strategies that nobody probably ever took the time to tell you about. They don’t last. A Little … Read moreIT Managers Know That Strategies Never Last