10 More Ways IT Pros Can Gain Business Credibility
If you're an IT professional with ambitions, show that you know how to make an impact on the business. Here's how.
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Live in fear of public speaking? Cringe at the thought of deciphering a balance sheet? It might be time to start augmenting your technical expertise with nontechnical skills that make you a more valuable employee now and later.
"While ensuring that you highlight your specific technical expertise, it's important to show you can function in a higher-level role, such as management," McGarrity advises. "[For example, don't pass on an opportunity to prove] that you are capable of project management and seeing an initiative through."
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?