The First 90 Days: Triage & execution for new IT managers

By Jon Xavier


This is the fourth post in our ongoing series: The First 90 Days.  When you're coming into

In IT, your day will happily fill itself with "urgent" work if you let it. Good triage and day planning skills separate a good IT manager from a great one. Read more »

The First 90 Days: Planning & Forecasting for new IT Managers


This is the third post in our ongoing series: The First 90 Days. When you're coming into a company as

You'll have a lot of work to do as an IT manager, and a lot of it comes out you without warning. Here's how to make a plan to get to all of it, including the work you can't plan for. Read more »

The First 90 Days: New IT manager situation audit

By Jon Xavier


This is the second post in our ongoing series: The First 90 Days. When you're coming into

A full audit of technology, processes, and people is the first thing you should do as a new IT manager. Here's our advice on how to do it right. Read more »