Is your IT career not moving as quickly as you would like? Do you feel like you have been passed over for promotion? If so examine where you are now and where you want to be. Take control of your career by preparing yourself to succeed. Consider these options for improving your chances of promotion. … [Read More...]
Intel announced today at the Intel Developer Forum in Shanghai an upcoming technology that will help address the issue of laptop theft. This is a major concern for companies with a mobile workforce. By nature the portability of laptops make them ideal targets for theft. News headlines of laptops containing sensitive information such as Social Security numbers and confidential … [Read More...]
A recent trend being discussed around the web is the concept of topless meetings. No, not what you are thinking. They are laptop(less) meetings where laptops, smart phones and other handheld distractions are prohibited. Living in the IT world they seem like a sacred right. We're busy people who need to stay in touch with what is going on. Maybe you are missing the point of … [Read More...]
Brian Tracy a best selling author and speaker shares his insight in getting results from your team in an article posted on Entrepreneur.com. Brian starts by explaining the four phases a team goes through in development. The article then gives five qualities needed to foster throughout the stages of team development and explains how to lead your team effectively.
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Is your company looking at the ITIL best practices framework to fill an IT need? If you want to see how other companies have adopted ITIL, read the ComputerWorld article "How to Get Started on ITIL, How Companies Get Started on ITIL.
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When a project is in trouble often the termination of the project seems to be the only choice. However in many cases a project restart plan can rescue can preserve the project and the investment.
First you must recognize that there is a problem. The first sign is a lack of reporting, too many red flags and not reaching milestones. This could be due to a lack of leadership or … [Read More...]
People make improvements in their lives every day. They improve their home, their health, their car and everything around them that can make their life better. Why not apply this same principle in the workplace? Why not improve the environment you work in 40 hours or more a week? Why not setup a system that helps you work smarter, not harder?
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Today most companies are suffering through tough financial times. Every manager and department head in the company is being challenged to reduce expenditures. It is the role of IT leadership to find solutions to reduce costs while maintaining and improving IT services. The key to any change is to start it. You do not have to do everything at once, but pick a starting point and … [Read More...]
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