Various types of information on how IT departments can improve processes and create better prodecures and the potential benefits of process innovation and change.
Tue, May 07, 2013 - If DevOps means infrastructure as code,' then that code very well could have bugs. DevOps also means you may not see those bugs in a test environment because, well, there is no test environment. Here's what you can do to manage this risk.
Mon, May 06, 2013 - Most managers want their team members to be more proactive when it comes to making decisions. IT Team leaders at any level can use a 'Tree Decision Rights' model to identify different types of decisions and then work with their team members to empower them to take on more decision-making responsibly.
Thu, May 02, 2013 - Just because you're not actively looking for a job is no reason to neglect your resume. In a fluctuating market the rug can be pulled out from under even the most skilled IT pros, so it's always good to be prepared.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - Recognizing where you fall short in your management style and then developing a plan to strengthen those areas can mean the difference between being a boss and being a leader. It can also make a difference in how far you advance in your IT management career.
Thu, April 25, 2013 - GE, Allstate try crowdsourcing contests where external brainiacs compete to produce the best answers to big-data analytics questions.
Tue, April 23, 2013 - Many organizations have trouble finding IT workers with the skills needed to implement big data analytics and cloud computing strategies. But that skills gap isn't limited to engineers and developers. There's also a shortage of executives and business leaders with the skills to manage big data and cloud teams. EMC is seeking to change that with a new series of courses.
Thu, April 18, 2013 - The virtualization giant adds project management and secure messaging capabilities to its enterprise social networking and collaboration platform in an effort to break down information silos and centralize workflow.
Fri, April 12, 2013 - As IT outsourcing has evolved so have IT outsourcing customers' benchmarking needs. As a result, a new approach to benchmarking is necessary. Kathy Rudy, partner with outsourcing consultancy ISG, discusses pros and cons of benchmarking for transformation and how to do it right.
Thu, April 11, 2013 - IT executives and project managers provide practical advice on how you can best monitor your team and head off potential problems.
Thu, April 11, 2013 - George Carlin made phrases like 'jumbo shrimp' famous. But the need to control agile projects is no joke. Ask the right questions along the way, though, and you'll bring order to a process than can easily turn chaotic.
Tue, April 09, 2013 - The work is due next month, but you know it won't be done for three months. Now what? A group of programmers and consultants met at a recent software development conference to swap war stories and discuss management and firefighting challenges.
Thu, April 04, 2013 - A Gartner analyst speaking at the firm's business process management summit explains how BPM technologies can be used to bring more success to your enterprise by improving customer experience.
Thu, March 28, 2013 - Landing a job interview feels great, but how much do you really know about your potential employer? Job listings often illicit more questions than provide answers. Knowing where to find inside information can mean the difference between getting a job from a great company and heading down the wrong path.
Tue, March 19, 2013 - Searching for the best IT talent can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack, but using a headhunter can help swing the odds in your favor. Learn what it takes to get the most out of this symbiotic relationship.