No job that any of us have will probably last us for our entire career. What that means is that we’re all going to be packing up our manager skills and switching jobs at some point in time. This is where things can get a bit tricky because none of us have had any manager … Read more What’s The Best Way For A Manager To Switch Jobs?
Hello IT manager. I’ve got a quick question for you: who is more famous, you or the members of your team? Most of the time we’d say that we’re more famous, I mean after all we’re managers with IT manager skills and the members of our team are just front line workers. However, now that … Read more What An IT Manager Should Do If An Employee Becomes An Online Star
Would it be fair to say that what your IT team is working on is top secret? In most cases the answer to this question would be probably be no. However, the companies that your company competes with would probably like to know what your team is doing and what business problems you are trying … Read more Do You Know What Your Team Is Telling The World?
Congratulations IT Manager: the world that you are operating in has become a lot more complex lately. What this means for you is that you’re going to have to determine what the new rules are for being successful in this world are and how to maximize the importance of information technology for your IT team. … Read more IT Managers Need To Know: Is There Such A Thing As Safe Social Networking?
The world is a very dangerous place. Your company has lots and lots of data on its computers that bad people would like to get their hands on. Thank goodness your company has taken care to secure every way that there is for outsiders to get into your company’s network. Oh, wait a minute. Maybe … Read more Why IT Managers May Be The Company’s Biggest Security Risk
No budget, no special training, and yet you are expected to do more with less. How can you go about fixing what’s wrong with your IT team during tight economic times? It turns out that there is a simple way for you to identify where you are having issues and how you can fix them. … Read more Cheap & Easy IT Management: How To Use Social-Network Analysis To Boost Team Performance
Oh Web 2.0, it seems like only yesterday that you arrived – is it possible that already you may be getting ready to be replaced? The answer is not quite yet, but the outline of what the Web 3.0 is going to look like is starting to firm up. IT Leaders need to start getting … Read more Web 3.0 Is Coming – Are IT Leaders Ready?
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 more Grow Your Career – What IT Leaders Need To Do
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 more Networking 101 For IT Leaders