Compared to management, leadership is what has the mystique. But mystique isn’t what gets work out the door.
As an IT leader, it’s up to you to make the consultants you engage successful. If you weren’t serious about their project, why did you sign the contract?
Definition: Consultant (n.) A professional of negotiable integrity, specializing in fixing what’s broken by breaking what’s fixed.
Want me to be your paid dirt-digger? You aren’t paying me enough. Politics are an inescapable part of most consulting engagements. Just don’t make politics the point.
Sometimes, the best way to fix a broken organization is to stop breaking it. Here’s what you’re doing to keep your staff from getting real IT work done.
Worried you’re making mistakes running your IT department? Here are seven more mistakes to worry about that probably aren’t on your to-don’t list already.
Whatever you’re researching, you have to decide: Do you want evidence, or just company? Because IT surveys offer insights that shed little light.
Getting outsourcing right is hard enough. Multivendor outsourcing can be a quagmire. Here are the tactical snafus you are signing up for — and how to handle them.