IT Department New Year's Resolutions That Might Hold True Through 2016

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2 - Enhanced Automation
3 - Network Bottlenecks
4 - Prove Who's Right
5 - Database Performance
6 - Memory Leaks
7 - Continuing Education
8 - User Interaction
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IT Department New Year's Resolutions That Might Hold True Through 2016

The year is still young, and it's not too late to make resolutions for 2016. Setting goals—and sticking to them—is as important as ever.

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Enhanced Automation

At least one IT pro dreams of automating his or her role in the IT department so much that an early retirement could result.

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Network Bottlenecks

Network bottlenecks are often the bane of an IT pro's existence. Many of the IT pros surveyed said they resolve to eliminate those nagging bottlenecks that cause them headaches.

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Prove Who's Right

IT pros often battle with other departments—often developers—over who is to blame for network performance. To stop the finger-pointing, some IT pros resolve to prove once and for all that the network is not the problem.

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Database Performance

Database performance is another area of concern for IT pros, as users come looking for faster access to information. Improving database performance ranked as a top concern and thus a key resolution among IT pros.

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Memory Leaks

Memory leaks represent another point of contention between the IT department and developers. So some IT pros resolve to prove the existence of memory leaks in apps so that the developers will take ownership and correct the problems.

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Continuing Education

As the rate of change in the technology industry continues to move at a dizzying pace, IT pros resolve to keep up with that those changes so they are abreast of the latest trends and remain "in the know" regarding new technology. This could include certifications, courses, continuing education, etc.

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User Interaction

At least one IT pro surveyed said reaching the nirvana of zero user interaction is his top priority this year.

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