Managers Need To Know How To

Management Competencies
  • Leverage IT for business value
  • Prepare for the evolving IT management landscape
  • Develop and groom IT staff to take on more management responsibilities
  • Prepare a scalable strategy and associated plans to meet capacity & business/environmental demands
  • Establish effective IT governance programs; develop a business investment plan, with options; how are these alternatives assessed and allocated resources
  • Measure ITs contribution to the business (e.g., ROI, TCO, TVO, Balanced Scorecard); IT financial management
  • Anticipate sourcing strategies; considerations for insourcing or outsourcing (e.g., Capex vs Opex, build a facility, risk evaluation, onshore/near shore/far shore, vendor selection)
  • Build an optimal operational and technical plan in harmony with the strategic plan and growth initiatives
  • Manage emerging technologies; what are they and how can they be leveraged in the business
  • Effectively manage change and its associated risks (within the business and IT)
  • Plan the right team and organizational structure
  • Enhance client & vendor/service provider alignment; strategic, tactical and operational governance, and contract negotiation
  • Establish a partnership with the business and strategic external partners
  • Improve key IT processes (e.g., managing analytics, security, continuity, problems, availability, information assurance)
  • Leverage current and emerging IT trends for industry optimization (e.g., financial services, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, government, manufacturing, transportation)
  • Drive innovation and entrepreneurship; apply frameworks of best practices that derive competitive advantage
  • Implement effective Human Resource initiatives



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