Have you ever wondered how IT leaders are able to manage a network, team, and everything else in between- especially when things get tough? Here are six habits to incorporate into your routine to help sharpen your skills and be productive in your day-to-day as an IT professional.
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The structure of your company IT department has likely gone through drastic changes in 2020. More employees than ever are working remotely, causing a dramatic shift in your IT considerations. How we live and the new trend that combines home life with office life will continue to change how we plan the structure and infrastructure of our business.
After working at home for over a year, is your company ready for reopening? Here's a checklist to help you get prepared for your team to return to the office.
Reopening your company's IT operations after the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns will be anything but business as usual. As the director of IT for your company, it is up to you to formulate a reopening strategy that re-establishes operations and re-instills confidence in your workforce. Here’s a detailed checklist to help you get started.
As Americans watch the COVID-19 pandemic ramp up from behind the closed doors of homes and businesses, the healthcare industry and local hospitals are gearing up for a massive response. The challenge is unprecedented, and so are the various needs that accompany it.
New measures are being implemented to speed testing for COVID-19 and the triage process for patients. With an expected rise in those needing testing and treatment, even with stringent containment measures in place, will place greater demands on IT departments for hospitals, physician offices, and other remote locations.
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Technology of varying levels is imperative for businesses both large and small. As a CTO, CIO, or leader of a tech team, you have many frightening responsibilities. The success of your company can soar as high as a full moon, or plummet to grave-like depths, according to how well you:
- Build a company plan for using technology
- Teach new technologies and how to use them to staff
- Test and integrate new technology and infrastructure
Many times these tasks can seem like rebuilding the Frankenstein monster. The nature and complexity of the job and its demands are enough to keep all but the bravest IT professionals up at night. After working with many of these leaders, MHO has compiled our list of the 3 scariest things that can keep IT leaders up at night.
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Businesses know the importance of keeping up with vital documents. In the current digital age, this is primarily handled by some form of document management solution. These include some way to input documents, collate them, tag them for easy referencing, store them, and retrieve them when necessary. The same basic system is needed for your company’s network documentation management.
Who ever thought that such a major portion of our lives could be disrupted by such small variables? Most of the world depends on the Internet for essential communications. And yet this global configuration is affected by Internet outage causes that range from complex to mundane.
Does your belief system impact your decisions? Does the cereal go into the bowl first, or the milk? Why? Or, here’s one for all families: should the end of the toilet paper roll hang over or under? When it comes to internet over fixed wireless or general internet decision making, does what you already believe to be true color your decisions?
As with any worthy goal, a sound networking plan is worth the time invested. While some may think that networking equipment and providers are essentially standardized, and one size will fit all businesses, they are grossly mistaken.