There is one universal rule to being a successful IT manager: your team has to be working on the right things if you ever want to be successful. This is one of the IT manager skills that we all need to have. You would think that this would be pretty elementary – of course you’re … Read moreHow IT Managers Can Find Out What They Should Be Doing!
I’m hoping that you are not familiar with the U.S. food stamp program. This is a government funded program that provides people who are living below the poverty line with money that can only be spent on food. Clearly it’s a critical program that demonstrates the importance of information technology and the people who are … Read moreIT Managers And The Problem With Food Stamps
As IT Managers we can always be learning and improving our IT manager skills by watching what other IT organizations are doing. A fantastic opportunity has just shown up in the U.S. As part of the Obamacare overhaul of how healthcare is provided to U.S. citizens, a new web site has been set up to … Read moreIT Manager Lessons From The Rollout Of The U.S. Healthcare Software
Someone who has just been promoted into the role of an IT manager (or an IT manager who has just joined a new company) will find himself or herself in a unique role. They have to very quickly get a “lay of the land” and determine just exactly what the company needs them to do. … Read moreOut Of The Gate: What Should A New IT Manager Do?
Think about the last time that you went on a trip somewhere. I’m sure that you packed some clothes, got gas for the car, and of course got directions so that you’d be able to end up where you wanted to. It turns out that being an IT manager is very similar to going on … Read moreIT Managers Can Only Be Successful If They Have Good Directions