Catchy slogans a cool way to sell IT

Making an IT organization act like a business is no small job. Letting your internal business customers know you're doing so is just as crucial, particularly today, when business leaders are scrutinizing the

Published on: May 18th, 2010 Mary Brandel

Don’t play the blame game when a tech project fails

If you've spent more than a few weeks in IT, you've probably noticed that things don't always go as planned. Few projects come out as initially conceived -- delivered on time and within

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Paul Glen

Top 10 skills you need to succeed as a project manager

Project managers might just have the toughest job in IT, responsible as they are for ensuring that high-stakes IT projects are completed on time and on budget. According to a new report from

Published on: October 26th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

‘The fixer’ helps kill or cure troubled IT projects

Jason Coyne describes his unusual job in many ways: Marriage counselor. The Equalizer. Relationship guru. Project conscience. Resolution manager. The Fixer. To those groups toiling away on your garden-variety technology implementation-the vendor, the

Published on: October 23rd, 2009 Thomas Wailgum

Using smart partnerships to drive successful projects

When IT consultant Peter Cauchi was issued a directive from his Rochester, N.Y.-based client Xerox Inc. to create major change very quickly, he knew he couldn't do it by himself. “They wanted to

Published on: April 15th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Smart strategies for IT project success

When designing an IT project make sure the recipe includes all the ingredients that foster business adoption, experts say.Doing that prevents the all too common phenomenon of a runaway project that completely exceeds

Published on: March 17th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Smart strategies for IT project success

When designing an IT project make sure the recipe includes all the ingredients that foster business adoption, experts say.Doing that prevents the all too common phenomenon of a runaway project that completely exceeds

Published on: March 17th, 2008 Brian Jackson