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Managing IT Talent: A Balanced Approach Is the Key

Posted September 30, 2008 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Benchmark Review

This issue of CBR emerged from a conversation with people who, day in and day out, have to interact with, motivate, and manage a technical IT staff after having themselves been part of the same group. The order is a tall one for a number of reasons. The technical training these managers have received in school and the work they have done over the years have done little to prepare them to handle the people problems that they face in their managerial position. Very sharp technical people are often used to being the experts in their domain and are used to working independently.

About The Author
Gabriele Piccoli
Gabriele Piccoli is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies and Data Analytics & Digital Technologies practices and the Editor Emeritus of Cutter Benchmark Review. Dr. Piccoli is the Edward G. Schlieder Endowed Chair of Information Sciences at Louisiana State University's E.J. Ourso College of Business, and Director of the Digital Data Streams Lab. His consulting, research, and… Read More
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