How Job Titles Kill Innovation

Matthew Moran discusses how tightly defined job titles and job descriptions kill innovation in IT, and offers insight into creating a more concept- and value-driven team.
  • IT Leadership

Matthew Moran is the founder and president of Pulse Infomatics, Inc., a Los Angeles-based consulting company focused on information technology, custom application development, and and online presence/digital marketing. He is a former CIO with more than 20 years experience creating high-value business and technology solutions.

Matt is the author of Building Your I.T. Career: A Complete Toolkit for a Dynamic Career in Any Economy, published by Pearson. The book teaches a business value focused approach to information technology, soft skills, and business acumen as career differentiators.

Matt coaches & mentors entrepreneurs, IT executives, consultants, and other professionals on business strategies, professional development, presentations & communication, content strategy, and proactive career and life strategies. He provides high-energy keynotes and workshops on these and other topics.

His articles have appeared in informIT, The Wall Street Journal's career journal, Windows Professional Magazine, and numerous other publications.

Matt is also a singer/songwriter and often includes music in his presentations. He lives in Los Angeles with his youngest daughter, three dogs and a cat.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Matthew Moran and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.