IT’s Reputation Problem

Somehow IT has developed a bad reputation inside some companies — You’re aloof, overpaid and you don’t do enough. Now it’s up to you to figure out a way to be more cooperative with business units, and most of all, improve communication.

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Some Thoughts While Waiting for iPad 3

As we wait for the shipments of the new iPad, it’s worth thinking about the impact the latest version is going to have on the enterprise — and chances are it will affect it in ways we can’t anticipate.

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IT Professional Development Should Not Be Left to Chance

It doesn’t take an ROI study to figure out that a well-trained staff of IT pros is a solid investment for any company. If there is any group that needs to stay on top of a constantly changing profession, it’s IT.

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IT May Need More Business Thinkers

IT may or may not run like a business, but as a department, it has to strive to understand the business it’s there to support — and that may mean bringing in a few more business types to get there.

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Transforming IT

IT is transforming from a top-down dictatorship to a service catalogue and it’s not an easy transition, but if you saw how some perceive you as obstructionist, you might want to accelerate the change.

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