Information Technology Management with a Purpose:

November, 2012

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November 27, 2012  4:50 AM

Staffing the IT department



Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
IT employment, IT hiring, IT recruitment, IT staffing, right staffing

We all complain about lack of resources when executing our plans. Manpower availability is always an issue and we wish we had the right manpower to complete our assignments on time or to take up new initiatives. During good times our people leave looking for greener pastures and at the same time

November 19, 2012  8:35 AM

Mission statement for the internal IT organization



Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
BITA, business goals, business IT alignment (BITA), IT mission statement

IT departments in most organizations try to do its best to help organizations achieve their goals. Some of the IT departments are effective and some are not. Those who pursue their work with a purpose go farther than those who meander their way reacting to the situations as they arise. Those with...


November 12, 2012  7:40 AM

Managing target-chasing sales personnel



Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
CIO and workload, CIO challenges, CIO priorities, vendor management, vendor relations

We talk of pesky calls and the ways to exercise control over them. But there is another type of unwarranted call the CIOs often face: the unsolicited contact by overzealous target-driven salesmen. It is not uncommon to receive phone calls from salesmen either through the operator in the office or...


November 5, 2012  4:31 AM

Does every company have an IT Strategy?



Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
BITA, budgeting, business benefits, business case, business IT alignment (BITA), business strategy, business value, CIO skills, IT budget planning, IT planning, seminars, Strategic IT, strategy

The term IT Strategy is a commonly spoken of and the subject is often discussed in various


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