IT Management: 10 Must-Have Attributes of a Next-Gen IT Manager

By Eric Lundquist  |  Posted 2009-08-11 Print this article Print
10 Must-Have Attributes of a Next-Gen IT Manager

10 Must-Have Attributes of a Next-Gen IT Manager

by Eric Lundquist
Information technology is changing, and the requirements needed to manage a company's information infrastructure are changing also. With these broad challenges in mind, eWEEK has put together its own list of what job skills today's IT managers need to become the next-generation IT manager. In this list, eWEEK looks at how developing markets such as green technology, social networking and enterprise mobility are shaping the skills that IT managers need to have in a marketplace that is both competitive and changing as the global economy shifts to new business models.
Since 1996, Eric Lundquist has been Editor in Chief of eWEEK, which includes domestic, international and online editions. As eWEEK's EIC, Lundquist oversees a staff of nearly 40 editors, reporters and Labs analysts covering product, services and companies in the high-technology community. He is a frequent speaker at industry gatherings and user events and sits on numerous advisory boards. Eric writes the popular weekly column, 'Up Front,' and he is a confidant of eWEEK's Spencer F. Katt gossip columnist.

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