IT Manager's Handbook by Bill Holtsnider
The Business Edition: The Business Edition

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IT Manager’s Handbook: The Business Edition is a MUST-HAVE guide for the advancing technology professional who is looking to move up into a supervisory role, and is ideal for newly-promoted IT managers who needs to quickly understand their positions. It uses IT–related examples to discuss business topics and recognizes the ever-changing and growing demands of IT in today’s world as well as how these demands impact those who work in the field. Specific attention is paid to the latest issues, including the challenges of dealing with a mobile and virtual workforce, managing Gen-X/Yers, and running an IT organization in a troubled economy. Rich with external references and written in-easy-to-read sections, IT Manager’s Handbook: The Business Edition is the definitive manual to managing an IT department in today’s corporate environment.

Focuses on Web 2.0 ideas and how they impact and play into today's organizations, so you can keep up on social networking, YouTube, web conferencing, instant messaging, Twitter, RSS Feeds, and other collaboration tools.Provides strategies on how to get employees to focus in the 24/7 data word.Discusses key IT topics in 'layman's terms' for business personnel who need to understand IT topics.

About Bill Holtsnider

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Bill Holtsnider is an experienced writer, educator, & software professional, with more than sixteen years experience working in the computer industry. His IT expertise includes working in such areas as biotechnology, interactive television, risk management, & software development. He is the author of several books & a wide range of technical & marketing documentation. Brian D. Jaffe is a seasoned veteran in the IT community, with more than eighteen years of related experience. Throughout his tenure as an IT professional, he has worked for several Fortune 500 companies, including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Philip Morris, & Random House. Currently, he is vice president of information technology for McCann-Erickson, one of the country's leading advertising agencies, & is a contributing editor for eWeek (formerly PC Week). His articles have appeared in Computerworld, InfoWorld, & The New York Times.
Published November 9, 2009 by Morgan Kaufmann. 392 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Computers & Technology, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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