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Category: IT Team


BI Users, IT Team

5 hot IT hiring trends — and 5 going cold

January 10, 2023

Via: CIO

Hot: Diversity, equity, and inclusion Nijah Barley, director of IT at McKissack & McKissack, says the most promising trend he’s seeing comes from forward-thinking companies focused on diversity in hiring and retainment. “Recruiters are opening the door for so much […]


BI Users, IT Team

6 BI challenges IT teams must address

December 21, 2022

Via: CIO

1. Low user adoption rates It’s critical for organizations wanting to realize the benefits of BI tools to get buy-in from all stakeholders straight away as any initial reluctance can result in low adoption rates. “The number-one issue for our […]


BI Users, IT Team

7 dos and don’ts for working with offshore agile teams

November 21, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Do design a fair way to assess technical skills The first question technical team leaders ask is whether they want a devops engineer on their team, but standard approaches of interviewing candidates and testing technical skills may not work very […]


BI Users, IT Team

5 ways to find hidden IT talent inside your organization

November 16, 2022

Via: CIO

A bank teller, a marketer, and an operations product owner at TruStone Financial Credit Union each had a knack for technology, but they didn’t think it would lead to a job in the IT department. Yet all three are now […]


BI Users, IT Team

Should we measure developer productivity?

November 15, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

About 10 years ago, I wrote a blog post called “Can we measure developer productivity?” In it, I discussed the many objective attempts that had been made to do it — lines of code, function points, etc. I also proposed […]


BI Users, IT Team

How to hire the right product manager for your IT needs

October 14, 2022

Via: CIO

IT organizations are increasingly shifting from project-based organizational structures to product-based methodologies, which involve cross-functional teams. These new building blocks of business include both tech and business pros, and they’re generally led by a product manager, who acts as the […]


BI Users, IT Team

7 ways to avoid getting burned by your implementation partner

September 21, 2022

Via: CIO

Not every IT project can be completed end-to-end with in-house talent. For CIOs who lack the full-time technical resources needed for deploying a solution, such as an ERP or a CRM system, often for the first time in their organizations, […]


BI Users, Executive, IT Team

6 tips for successfully leading software developers

September 16, 2022

Via: CIO

Developers are notoriously grumpy and unamenable to disruption. They tend to want to continue working until they arrive at a place of completion and satisfaction. That’s all well and good unless they’ve lost sight of the bigger picture. What’s an […]


BI Users, IT Team

Full-stack observability top priority for IT teams

September 15, 2022

Via: ComputerWeekly

As IT and application environments increasingly move toward complex, cloud-based microservices, technology professionals have bold plans to ramp up observability capabilities to get ahead of network-based issues that could affect customer experience and application security, yet actually doing so across […]


BI Users, IT Team

IT leaders uplift women to fill tech talent gaps

July 20, 2022

Via: CIO

With an undergraduate degree in political science and time spent as a Peace Corps and AmeriCorps volunteer, Lain McGrath hardly envisioned a career in software engineering. Yet after onboarding at HR SaaS provider Gusto in a customer experience (CX) role, […]


BI Users, IT Team

Open source job security through recessions

July 11, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Are we in a recession? The answer seems to be “definitely maybe,” with the Wall Street Journal reporting that “if the U.S. is in a recession, it’s a very strange one” because while economic output has been falling, the job […]


BI Users, IT Team

Informing and Empowering Agile Teams with Embedded Analytics

July 8, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

For software developers, the agile methodology is not a new concept – it’s been around for decades in one form or another. In 2001, a group of individuals wrote The Agile Manifesto, outlining 12 guiding principles for the agile methodology […]


BI Users, IT Team

The four pillars of optimised enterprise computing

June 28, 2022

Via: CIO

The world has become far more complicated. For businesses, the need to balance employee safety, changed expectations about how and where we work and the changing threat landscape have changed the very nature of how we use our computers. While […]


BI Users, IT Team

7 tips for leading productive remote teams

April 8, 2022

Via: CIO

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a massive diaspora from the office, at least for knowledge workers. According to a recent study, a quarter of all high-paying jobs will be remote in the next 12 months. This has the potential to […]


BI Users, IT Team

Almost 40% of IT workers are now working fully flexibly

April 6, 2022

Via: ComputerWeekly

The pandemic has given IT workers far more freedom when it comes to working remotely, according to research by Computer Weekly. The annual Computer Weekly/TechTarget IT salary survey asked IT workers how their working arrangements have changed since the start […]


BI Users, Business Users, IT Team

5 Best Practices to Reap the Benefits of Data Democratization

April 1, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

In the digital age, the success, growth, and maximization of opportunities of an organization depend on insights gained from data. Analytics and business intelligence (ABI) tools enable organizations to drive greater meaning from their data to protect revenue streams, minimize […]


BI Users, IT Team

5 pillars of a strong IT culture

March 14, 2022

Via: CIO

Effectively developing and growing a positive and innovative culture is easily one of the top objectives for most IT organizations and companies today. It is also one of the more challenging goals given the adversities of the past two years […]


BI Users, IT Team

6 tips for better hybrid meetings

February 25, 2022

Via: CIO

The pandemic may have been the kick to get everyone on board for work-from-home but, two years in, workers have made it clear that flexible work is no longer optional. According to a Gartner study, a company’s work-from-anywhere policy has […]


BI Users, IT Team

9 ways CIOs will fail to support hybrid work in 2022

January 31, 2022

Via: CIO

Organizations have been talking about the pivot to hybrid work for so long now that the successful shift to a work-from-anywhere environment may seem like a foregone conclusion. “From an IT perspective, the pandemic has already provided a trial run […]


BI Users, IT Team

IT teams give remote tech the thumbs up, but worry about extra work

January 12, 2022

Via: ComputerWeekly

Research has found that remote access technologies have contributed to helping IT leaders feel less stressed at work. However, the 3Gem study for Splashtop, based on a pole of 1,000 IT decision-makers at small, medium and large organisations, reported that […]