Worthwhile Reading
5 ways spreadsheets kill your business
Potentially error-prone, unsecured, and hard to maintain, spreadsheets create data silos and discourage collaboration.
Infoworld, March 7, 2022
IT Careers: 10 Things IT Leaders Would Tell Their Kids Today
Given that IT is evolving faster than ever, if seasoned IT professionals wanted to guide their offspring in how to prepare for a career in IT now, what would they say?
Information Week, March 16, 2022
Diversity in IT: To hire Black tech pros, partnerships are key
Employers looking to diversify their IT workforce have found success partnering with Black-oriented professional groups and educational organizations that seek to create diversity in tech.
Computerworld, February 17, 2022
The Cost of a Ransomware Attack, Part 2: Response & Recovery

The costs of downtime, response, recovery, reputational damage, and more may make a little ransom payout to cyberattackers look like pocket change. Part 2 of 2.
Information Week, December 1, 2021

How Midsize Firms Can Attract — and Retain — Talent Right Now

Midsize companies have weaknesses when it comes to addressing the talent issues they face — but they also have critical strengths. The authors present three steps leaders can take to leverage those strengths and prevail in the toughest talent market in memory.
Harvard Business Review, December 2021

28 power user tips for Microsoft Teams

Take collaboration to the next level with these Teams tips and tricks.
Computerworld, March 10, 2022

When to Pull the Plug on a Failing IT Project
The best-laid schemes of mice and men -- often go awry. Don’t be afraid to read the signs and raise concerns.
Information Week, September 24, 2021
Here's how to retain employees during the 'Great Resignation'
According to one large-scale survey, 41% of employees plan to leave their jobs this year
World Economic Forum, September 14, 2021
7 secrets of successful vendor negotiation

Negotiation skills are fast becoming a CIO imperative. Here’s how to turn a single, initial purchase into a mutually beneficial, long-term vendor partnership.
CIO, October 20, 2021

Lessons in Becoming Data Driven

With greater competition in a digital world, it's urgent for organizations to prioritize their projects to become data driven.
Information Week, September 14, 2021