We’ve all gotten plenty of unrealistic or strange requests from bosses. But chances are you’ve never been assigned these awful tasks.
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Most companies now realize that IT can’t be seen as separate from top-level management. But there’s a real challenge when it comes to integrating IT into a leadership role.
Two new surveys show that taking vacations to get away from it all could be a pipe dream. That’s bad news for already stressed-out IT departments.
Good news for IT departments on a tight budget (and really, which aren’t?). Gartner analysts say IT spending won’t grow as much as expected this year.
It’s become almost cliché to say at this point, but IT’s role in the company is undergoing a serious shift – and maybe not for the better.
So let’s see, there’s the cloud, security breaches, bring your own device … what are we forgetting here? Oh, right. Email. That thing that still takes up huge amounts of IT’s time and resources every day.
Some professionals like to complain about their nine-to-five jobs. But for many in IT, that kind of regular schedule sounds almost like a dream come true.
IT’s long had a reputation as being a cost-center. The argument goes that the entire IT department is a drain on resources that could be better utilized making the company money. Of course, this isn’t accurate – but setting the record straight won’t be easy.
We’ve all been there: A staffer is running late, and when they finally arrive, the excuse seems … well, let’s just say less than believable.
VMWare has announced a change to its oldest certification that could mean IT pros will have to brush up on their credentials.