Video: Are Boy Or Girl IT Leaders Better At Multitasking?

Dr. Jim Anderson takes a look at just exactly who is better at multitasking: men or women IT managers. Dr. Anderson explains how some long-held beliefs have been found to be flat-out wrong. He also goes on to finally reveal if any of us are really good at multitasking. To get more information on how … Read moreVideo: Are Boy Or Girl IT Leaders Better At Multitasking?

You Can Be An IT Leader, Here’s How…

Congratulations, you are finally an IT manager. Does that mean that you are also an IT leader? Turns out that the answer to that question is no. So what’s the difference? Employees do what a manager tells them to do because they have to. Employees do what a leader tells them to do because they … Read moreYou Can Be An IT Leader, Here’s How…

It Takes A Village To Innovate Like An IT Department

So IT Leader, what are you going to do about boosting the innovation within your team? Your hands are tied when it comes to giving out raises – not that money really helps innovation. You don’t have any spots to offer promotions into because the company has adopted a “flat” organizational structure. Oh, and all … Read moreIt Takes A Village To Innovate Like An IT Department

Recruiting Is Something That IT Leaders Need To Start Thinking About Again

It’s starting to look like the economic winter just might be getting ready to thaw. Once this happens, IT Leaders realize that they’re going to have a massive task added to their already overloaded plate – recruitment. During the economic downturn IT workers were staying put because they didn’t know what was going to happen … Read moreRecruiting Is Something That IT Leaders Need To Start Thinking About Again

Making Changes To Your IT Department – 8 Things An IT Leader Should Know

Have you ever heard the phrase “When senior management doesn’t know what to do, they reorganize”? I’m not sure if this is always true, but it sure seems as though when times are tough reorganizations, restructuring, and even re-engineering are things that can happen to any department in IT. What’s an IT Leader to do … Read moreMaking Changes To Your IT Department – 8 Things An IT Leader Should Know

Handling A Promotion Is Something That An IT Leader Needs To Know How To Do

It may seem a little crazy to talk about how to handle promotions during an economic downturn, but they are still happening (hey, sometimes self-promotion yields results!) Additionally, once the world economy picks up again, there will be even more of them. What’s an IT Leader who was once “one of the guys” to do … Read moreHandling A Promotion Is Something That An IT Leader Needs To Know How To Do

Google’s Staffing Problems Can Teach IT Leaders A Lot

If you could go to work for any company out there right now, which one would it be? A lot of us would say Google – everything that we’ve read and heard about the company makes it seem like a great place to work. However, it turns out that even Google is not immune to … Read moreGoogle’s Staffing Problems Can Teach IT Leaders A Lot

Grow Your Career – What IT Leaders Need To Do

As though the job of being a IT Leader was not hard enough, there’s also that added responsibility that you have to manage your career. With all of the turmoil of the past couple of years, it’s now more important than ever for IT Leaders to find the time to tend to this task. Growing … Read moreGrow Your Career – What IT Leaders Need To Do

6 Management Suggestions To Help IT Leaders In Tough Times

Can it get any worse than it already is? Does anyone see a light at the end of the tunnel yet? Times are tough all over, and being an IT Leader right now is just about the toughest job out there. It would be all too easy to tuck your head down, turn off the … Read more6 Management Suggestions To Help IT Leaders In Tough Times

Networking 101 For IT Leaders

I don’t care if you’re the best IT Leader this world has ever known, you may still find yourself without a job sometime – especially in this economy. It’s at this point that you will want to rely on the contacts which you have made during your current employment. However, despite the fact that most … Read moreNetworking 101 For IT Leaders