Worthwhile Reading
The hidden costs of outsourcing

Calculating the total cost of IT services has always been a challenge, but the changing nature of IT coupled with unexpected expenses revealed during the COVID-19 crisis could leave your organization exposed to even more surprises charges.
CIO, September 30, 2020

IT Succession Planning: The Topic Nobody Wants to Talk About

What are the challenges for when it comes to succession planning, and what can IT leaders do to overcome them?
Information Week, October 27, 2020

Skills and traits of a business-savvy CISO

CISOs looking to advance their careers or land a plum job must prove they are really on top of their game. Here's what recruiters say sets business-savvy CISOs apart.
CSO Online, September 17, 2020

How to build a resilient IT culture

The pandemic has underscored the importance of thriving through hardship and uncertainty. IT leaders discuss how they’re adjusting their leadership practices to help foster this key IT trait for the long haul.
CIO, September 8, 2020

Today's New IT Project Manager

Among the IT functions changed forever by the COVID-19 pandemic is project management. The days of "walk around" project management seem to be gone. Some thoughts on what the future looks like.
Information Week, September 2, 2020

The Workforce Is About to Change Dramatically

Three predictions for what the future might look like.
The Atlantic, August 6, 2020

Stop ‘Vacation Shaming’ Your IT Staff

Burnout from lack of time off takes a toll on your employees, hampers their productivity and erodes your ability to retain strong IT team members. Nobody wins.
Information Week, February 7, 2020

Making employee experience a CIO priority

Employee dissatisfaction can have a long-term negative impact on your business. Here’s how to turn things around.
CIO, June 17, 2020

Graduates of Elite Universities Get Paid More. Do They Perform Better?

A busy HR manager is reviewing stacks of applications for a position that just opened in the company. The HR manager knows that a host of factors determine employee performance: prior experience, training, interpersonal skills, personality, IQ, emotional intelligence, and work ethic. But after reviewing hundreds of resumes, as many HR managers do, the details on each applicant blur together. And so the HR manager does what many employers do: defaults to selecting hires based on the prestige and rank of the university from which graduates hail.
Harvard Business Review, September 3, 2020

Traits of High-Performing IT Teams

IT teams face unprecedented challenges, navigating a fast-paced landscape amid the pandemic. Adopting Agile principles may help drive performance and success.
Information Week, July 1, 2020