This isn’t the most glamorous topic, but I recently found an e-mail I had sent to a former co-worker who had asked me for some advice about finding a good printer vendor for his ad agency and thought the advice I passed on might be useful… (more…)
I’ve been spending some time hunting down other I.T. professional blogs, not only to learn more but as homework to help me refine my own focus, and stumbled on to this excellent post over on the Cloud Computing blog. It details some rules of thumb about how to effectively delegate tasks to others – two, in particular, stood out to me:
- “focus on doing the right things, not doing things right”
- “manage the staffers concerns, not your own”
Read the entire post here.
Ask yourself this question when considering how buttoned up your company’s I.T. is:
If I get hit by a bus today, will someone w/ access to a few key things be able to keep things running based on your clear, logical organization and documentation?
If the answer is ‘no’ on any level then get to work, buddy.