IT Management Tips & Advice

Managing an IT department poses unique challenges including staffing, budget management, project management and leadership. Learn IT management skills, strategies, and tips from leading IT experts.

3 skills IT managers will need in 2025

No one knows what the future will look like, but we can look around us and predict where developing trends may lead.

3 ways to reduce insider attacks and user error

It feels like no matter how well you prep your systems, the biggest threat to security IT faces is always the same: people.

Need proof skimping on security can cost your company? Just ask these two firms

If anyone thinks security measures are expensive, they should see how much recovering from a disaster can cost.

10 IT jobs robots will do in the future

In the ever-forward march of progress, the often repeated tale of the Industrial Revolution was that farmers lost work when machines came into practice. Many researchers are predicting we’re in a revolution of our own – one that involves artificial intelligence and automation.

Proof that helping people can be a total waste of time and money

No doubt you’ve heard the buzz-phrase that you’re part of a larger team at your company. Everyone works together to make sure things are running smoothly and everyone looks out for each other. As it turns out, according to two separate studies, that approach may be taxing on IT staff- sorry, team members.

A marriage, a divorce, and a tortured business relationship: One IT staffer’s story

What follows is a tech staffer’s story that involves a non-compete agreement, a divorce, and a dying Windows XP computer.

Interop ITX coverage: How to stop ransomware in its tracks

The first panel we attended at this year’s Interop ITX conference at the MGM in Las Vegas was “Ransomware: How To Stop It In Its Tracks & Respond When You Can’t,” and it was standing room only – an immediate good sign.

How your internship program can compete against tech giants

It’s that time of year again: The temperatures are rising, schools are out, and internships are blooming.

Cybersecurity breaches cost companies billions

The financial impact of data breaches is extending far beyond any ransom payout, with lingering damages to perception being the biggest hit companies are facing. This is impacting shareholders and future revenue.

Tech fields still have a way to go when it comes to diversity

Some bad news coming out of the tech world: Diversity efforts and growth are slow-going. And it’s not for a lack of trying either, with multiple companies actively pushing initiatives aimed at boosting their diversity.