4 signs your delegation style is hurting your team

I’m a firm believer in letting your leaders lead — hiring capable, experienced, whip-smart people and then stepping back and allowing them to do their jobs. This level of independence and self-sufficiency can mean the difference between a truly effective, high-performing team and the shadow of one. The goal of this leadership style is to…

10 IT certs paying the highest premiums today

IT certifications can boost your career, but it’s not always easy to tell which certifications hold the most value for your resume. Moreover, the pay associated any given certification can fluctuate based on business interest in the credential and the supply of IT pros who hold it. To help gauge certification values, Foote Partners tracks…

Your guide to top tech conferences 2019

So many technology conferences, so little time. Maybe you’re looking to stay on top of emerging trends in your industry, or get a read on what your customers are excited about. Perhaps you’re actively networking for customers, vendors or even a new job. Or you might simply be looking to gather with your peers in…

4 keys to assembling a successful agile team

To facilitate business transformations, organizations in nearly every industry are eying agile as a key strategy for delivering products and services quickly — and with the customer in mind. But the shift to agile is fraught with challenges, and while many IT leaders have experience implementing agile methodologies, misconceptions abound. Agile in the trenches differs…

7 projects primed for predictive analytics

Predictive analytics isn’t just for oil and gas exploration anymore. The power of predictive analytics is being injected into a wide range of revenue-focused initiatives across all industries. In 2018, a third of businesses in the EIU’s Intelligent Economies study said predictive analytics was already the most frequently used AI technology in their organization. Almost…