New Years Resolutions for IT Pros - 5. Make Yourself Vital to One Key Project

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-12-28
 
 
 

New Years Resolutions for IT Pros

IT professionals are not excited about a Vista migration. They fear end-user confusion and training required, memory issues and the inevitable applications that wont work on the largely overhauled OS. But this has to stop because the majority of business

New Years Resolutions for IT Pros

New Years Resolutions for IT Pros - 2. Go Back to School

Why not? Whether youre looking for an MBA to make a strategic move over to the business division or looking to learn a new technology, going back to school for one class or many shows a commitment to learning and allows employees to demonstrate proven kn

New Years Resolutions for IT Pros - 2. Go Back to School

New Years Resolutions for IT Pros - 3. Earn One New Certification

Sure, not every certification is worth the paper it is printed on, but those that are come from organizations committed to maintaining or increasing the value they attach to certificate-holders, have been continually associated with higher salaries and va

New Years Resolutions for IT Pros - 3. Earn One New Certification

New Years Resolutions for IT Pros - 4. Get Some Business Skills / Leave the Server Room

Over the next five years, IT will be so embedded in business and business so embedded in IT that the IT department that was solely technical will be as extinct as the IT professional who still thinks its OK to mock dumb users for their lack

New Years Resolutions for IT Pros - 4. Get Some Business Skills / Leave the Server Room

New Years Resolutions for IT Pros - 5. Make Yourself Vital to One Key Project

IT professionals who are specialists always know what their marketable skill is, such as COBOL or Perl or an ability to calm even the most harried user. But the vast majority of IT pros are generalists, with a small-to-moderate amount of knowledge of a lo

New Years Resolutions for IT Pros - 5. Make Yourself Vital to One Key Project

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