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The I.T. Leaders' Handbook: Foundations for Leading the Information Technology Department

The I.T. Leaders' Handbook: Foundations for Leading the Information Technology Department

by John A. Bredesen
The I.T. Leaders' Handbook: Foundations for Leading the Information Technology Department

The I.T. Leaders' Handbook: Foundations for Leading the Information Technology Department

by John A. Bredesen

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Overview

As an IT Leader, you know how tough the job is. You also know how important it is to continue getting better.

Diving deep in Foundations, Business, People, and Technology, this book provides the concepts, strategies, and tactics you need to effectively lead the Information Technology department today and in the future

Long-time IT Leader, author, and speaker John Bredesen leverages decades of experience to create the book you need to raise your game. Clear explanations with a splash of humor cover a broad range of topics needed to take your IT Leadership to the next level.

The job is always changing. This book will help you stay up to the challenge.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781736650004
Publisher: Kennd Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2021
Series: The I.T. Director's , #2
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

John Bredesen has been roaming the halls of manufacturing companies for over 30 years as part of the IT department. Working through system administrator, developer, and business analyst jobs, he spent most of those years leading IT professionals. His other IT book, The I.T. Leader's First Days, is a great jumpstart for new IT leaders. John lives in Minnesota USA, where he enjoys his morning coffee, learning new technology, and playing music way too loudly.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part 1: Foundations

1: Foundations Overview

2: Square Root Of Change

3: Focus & Finish

4: Risk Management

5: Proactivity Is Overrated

6: Technical Debt

Part 2: Business

7: Business Overview

8: Business & IT

9: How Should Business Think About IT?

10: Our Most Important Job

11: The Customer Is The Only Customer

12: It's All About The Business Processes

13: Identifying The Work

14: Prioritizing The Work

Part 3: People

15: People Overview

16: Managing Ourselves

17: Leading The IT Team

18: Building The Right Team

Part 4: Technology

19: Technology Overview

20: How Technical Do We Need To Be?

21: Technology Portfolio

22: Technology We Buy

23: Technology We Build

24: Shadow IT

25: When We Don't Need Technology

Final Thoughts

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