New Web Forum 9/12: Bridging Generational Gaps in the Workplace

Today’s workplace environment is as unique and diverse as ever. In some cases, enterprises are made up of employees from four vastly different generations: Traditionalists (Pre-19450); Baby Boomers (1946-1964); Generation X (1965-1980); and Millennials (1980-2000). Handling this “clash of cultures” is a real challenge for managers and leadership. John Kennedy, Director of IT Finance for Cisco Systems, will present on how to bridge those generational gaps in your workplace. Focus areas include: Changing workplace demographics […]

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Reminder: Connect Opportunity May 6th on Running Effective IT Meetings

This is just a quick reminder about the opportunity to connect with your IT peers coming up next Monday May 6th at 2:00 PM EST. One of our members wants to implement an “Efficient Meetings” initiative in IT. They are looking to change the culture associated with meetings. Similar initiatives have failed in the past. Each area of IT has a different meeting approach. Here are some of the issues they run into: No standard agenda […]

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Take a Page from Marketing’s Playbook, Bring in an IT Marketing Manager

With our Web Forum on marketing IT services within the enterprise coming up next Thursday, I thought I’d take some time to talk about the issue at hand. As much as organizations like to believe they’re a collaborative bunch, many still operate in silo-mode. As anyone can attest to who works in this kind of environment, it often results in communication problems and business unit isolation. When isolated as such, a business unit tends to […]

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