Is An Innovation Contest What Your IT Team Needs Now?

How’s everything going for your team right now? I suspect that like most IT managers you’d say that everything is going “ok”. Yeah, yeah, things could be better, but they are not too bad. You and I both know that that’s an acceptable state to be in; however, you could be doing better. What you … Read moreIs An Innovation Contest What Your IT Team Needs Now?

What To Do When Your Boss Is Younger Than You Are

What have you always pictured your boss looking like? If you are anything like me, you’ve always pictured them as a grumpy old man. Or a grumpy old woman if you want to get all modern. However, there is one thing that I’ve never really pictured my boss as being – younger than I am! … Read moreWhat To Do When Your Boss Is Younger Than You Are

Are You An IT Manager Who Is Also A Schedule Wrecker?

So I’ve got a quick question for you: when you are invited to a meeting, what time do you show up for it? I guess that there are three possible answers to this question: either you show up early, you show up just as the meeting is starting, or you show up late. So which … Read moreAre You An IT Manager Who Is Also A Schedule Wrecker?

It Turns Out That Likeability Does Matter For IT Managers

If I asked you what the most important characteristic of a successful IT manager was, what you tell me? I’m sure that some of you would think about your IT manager skills and then say “good decision making”, others would say “budgeting”, and so on. It turns out that you would all be wrong. It … Read moreIt Turns Out That Likeability Does Matter For IT Managers