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July 7, 2010  5:38 AM

IT Professionals are not above the law



Posted by: Guest Author
Advice

Editor’s Note: Ever feel like you're crossing a line with something your boss has asked you to do? Joshua Garick, a lawyer in Boston, MA., explains why you might need to think twice before installing the latest spyware on employee computers, particularly if you're a bit dubious about what...

January 14, 2010  9:01 AM

Have you checked out your assets lately?



Posted by: Michael Morisy
2010, Advice, IT Business alignment, IT business alignment in 2010, MWD Advisors

I recently had a chance to catch up with Bola Rotibi, a principal analyst at MWD Advisors, to get her advice on IT business alignment. Her main strategy might be somewhat comforting as IT professionals look to make the most out of their budgets: Stop buying more stuff to fix...


November 19, 2009  8:59 AM

How to write effective IT e-mails: 5 simple steps



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Advice, Careers, E-mail

In IT, how often is is that the wires that get crossed aren't electric? By one estimate, almost 80% of people spend two hours or more a day on e-mail. That's a lot of time for miscommunication to happen. Even if a poorly worded message sends someone off to do slightly the wrong...


November 11, 2009  2:08 PM

Sesame Street’s 10 lessons for IT departments



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Advice, IT Project Failures, Link Bait, Project Management, Sesame Street

10. Focus on the fundamentals. Sesame Street tackles a whole host of issues, from basic counting and the alphabet to overcoming cultural differences and even death. For the most part, however,...


October 29, 2009  2:56 PM

How to bridge the generation gap



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Advice, Generation Gap, management

Caroline Bender has a...


September 22, 2009  2:39 PM

Sticking your head out to get ahead



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Advice, Careers, Job description, Reader Response

After my post...


September 22, 2009  9:07 AM

Does your boss know what you do for a living?



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Advice, Careers, Job description, Kevin Beaver

Recently, I came across Kevin Beaver's advice to define your job role:

The average network admin is having an identity crisis. Sometimes these IT pros...


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