Moving from a traditional IT role to a more business-focused role has challenges. Consider this advice for a successful transition.
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It's important for any professional to have social media presence, and it's a general best practice to promote your skills and expertise by producing and sharing relevant content and by joining and participating in professional groups. This is especially important when you're looking for a new job in a different discipline, because you have the opportunity to focus these activities in your desired area.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
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?