Are you looking for a book that tells you what you need to know to become a successful IT manager? Check out "IT Management 101."
Managing technology resources can be much easier if you know what to do, how to do it and have tools with examples to help you. In this book, written by Mike Sisco, 11 key traits of successful IT managers are emphasized that will help you leapfrog past other managers. Tools are included to help you assess an IT situation and to gain insight to ensure your team is in sync with your company's needs.
"IT Management 101," in its entirety, is available free in the Knowledge Network.
There are a couple of other book excerpts in the Knowledge Network to help potential and present managers advice to become better IT managers and leaders.
This book invites you to accompany new CIO Jim Barton to better understand the role of IT in your organization. You'll see Jim struggle through a challenging first year, handling (and fumbling) situations that, although fictional, are based on true events.
For many, assuming a management position is the natural progression in their career. Developing the skills and attitudes necessary is critical. This excerpt is the book's entire Chapter 19, which focuses on moving into a management position.