The one thing that everyone in IT has learned is to stay away from projects that we just know are going to fail, right? It turns out that over in England, they seem to have forgotten this rule. They decided to do a huge IT project to modernize their health care system and guess what, … Read moreWhat IT Managers Can Learn From The Failure Of A British IT Project
A part of an IT Manager’s job is to let those people on his or her team know how they are doing. At most companies, this is done once a year during an annual employee review. I’m not sure about you, but have you ever asked yourself if this is the best way to do … Read moreIT Managers Need To Forget The Yearly Reviews – Do It Monthly!
It’s time for that IT worker to go. As an IT Manager, one of the most painful decisions that you are ever going to have to make is the decision to terminate an employee. Not only is this a tough call for you to make, if you have any sensitivity then you realize that it’s … Read moreThe Wrong Way For An IT Manager To Fire A Worker
When I’m working with new IT Managers I often run into the buddy / boss problem. It’s perfectly understandable that any person newly placed into an IT Manager position would like to establish a positive relationship with the people that they are managing. This is all well and good, but it’s all too easy for … Read more2 Rules For Being A Better IT Manager Boss