Dr. Anderson Quoted In “CIOs May Be Reluctant to Report Suspicious Activity”

  The April 2012 edition of CIO Magazine contains an article titled “CIOs May Be Reluctant to Report Suspicious Activity”. In this article, reporter Kim Nash interviews Dr. Jim Anderson to find out why CIOs may not report possibly illegal activity when they encounter it within a firm. Kim did a nice job on the … Read moreDr. Anderson Quoted In “CIOs May Be Reluctant to Report Suspicious Activity”

IT Manager Lessons From Zynga: Don’t Do Like They Do!

Just in case you’ve been living under a rock for the past year and don’t know who Zynga is, they’re the online game company that has ridden Facebook’s coattails to success. They’ve created very, very popular games such as Farmville and Cityville and generated a great deal of money. However, it’s starting to become clear … Read moreIT Manager Lessons From Zynga: Don’t Do Like They Do!

Budgeting 101: What IT Managers Need To Know

Oh, oh, looks like it’s budgeting time again. Whoever had any training in how to do this? Sure you’ve always managed your personal money fairly well, but now the company is asking you to create a budget that will take care of your team for the next year. Oh, and it’s due tomorrow. What’s an … Read moreBudgeting 101: What IT Managers Need To Know

IT Managers Should Stop Sending Emails – Now!

Those cloning experiments sure seem to have only been able to create more sheep so far – and that’s not going to help overworked IT managers! It seems as though we have more things to do and less time than ever to get them done. Arguably the most important part of any IT managers job … Read moreIT Managers Should Stop Sending Emails – Now!

Why Throwing Leaving Employees Under The Bus Is A Bad Idea

There you are, an IT manager trying to run an efficient IT team. All of sudden — wham! One of your key team members comes and tells you that he or she is leaving. Time to go back the bus up because you’ve got another soon-to-be-former team member who deserves to be thrown under it. … Read moreWhy Throwing Leaving Employees Under The Bus Is A Bad Idea

Hello IT Manager: You’re In Politics Now!

Can’t an IT manager just rise above all of the politics? I mean really, with all of the technology leadership decisions that need to be made along with the business processes that need to be streamlined, can’t we all just skip the politics and get down to business? It turns out that we can’t and … Read moreHello IT Manager: You’re In Politics Now!