Tech Decision Maker

The IT leadership source that will supply you with the knowledge you need to choose technology and best practices that will map to your company's strategic goals.

  • 10 tactics and tips to make the most of your vacation

    10 tactics and tips to make the most of your vacation

    In today's environment, taking a vacation may seem like the least important issue facing many people. However, leadership coach John M. McKee says sticking around the office is short-sighted. Taking ...

    John McKee · June 4, 2009, 4:50 AM PST

  • Why leaders must stop accepting trying over doing

    Why leaders must stop accepting trying over doing

    Today, more than ever, leaders need results; but with fewer resources, many goals are being missed. In this article, executive and leadership coach John M McKee provides an approach that will improve ...

    John McKee · May 21, 2009, 6:17 AM PST

  • Does your organization have a purpose? Do you?

    Does your organization have a purpose? Do you?

    Despite their best efforts many companies and individuals are failing today. In this article, executive and business coach John M McKee makes the case that what they may need to survive is something ...

    John McKee · May 7, 2009, 7:09 AM PST

  • News flash: In most companies, it's harder for women

    News flash: In most companies, it's harder for women

    Recently About.com interviewed executive and leadership coach John M McKee about difficulties faced by women in corporate life for their Women in Business section. Having hired, promoted, fired and l...

    John McKee · April 30, 2009, 9:09 AM PST

  • Why does Apple rise while the rest fall?

    Why does Apple rise while the rest fall?

    Apple Inc.'s recent successful results are causing debate about the reasons behind it. John M McKee, leadership and business coach, considers both sides of the issue in this article.

    John McKee · April 23, 2009, 8:59 AM PST

  • 10 ways to get honest feedback (before it's too late)

    10 ways to get honest feedback (before it's too late)

    The recession is causing many businesses to cut expenses and reduce headcounts as they try to survive. In this article, leadership coach John M. McKee says that there are many other options available...

    John McKee · April 16, 2009, 3:23 AM PST

  • It was right to fire the chairman of GM

    It was right to fire the chairman of GM

    Back in July of 2008, leadership coach John M McKee asked if the US auto industry was destined to fail. In this article, he discusses why it was right to fire General Motor's CEO Richard Wagoner.

    John McKee · March 31, 2009, 2:04 AM PST

  • Six performance tips for stressed IT pros

    Six performance tips for stressed IT pros

    Levels of stress seem to be on the rise everywhere. How we deal with it affects our performance and career success. Career and leadership coach John M. McKee offers six tips and tactics that have help...

    John McKee · March 27, 2009, 2:22 AM PST

  •  Layoffs bring SARAH

    Layoffs bring SARAH

    The best leaders know how to handle demanding times. In this article, leadership coach John M McKee offers some perspective to those who may be in unchartered waters in this era of massive layoffs.

    John McKee · February 12, 2009, 2:50 AM PST

  • In 2009, you need to know this

    In 2009, you need to know this

    2009 is tough. And it's going to get worse before it gets better. In this blog, leadership and success coach John M McKee shares ideas that will help you succeed when others around you are failing.

    John McKee · January 28, 2009, 5:27 AM PST

  • The best IT strategy is no IT strategy

    The best IT strategy is no IT strategy

    The typical IT strategy doesn't work because your CEO doesn't care if you have a plan for the cloud or an earth-shattering virtualization "solution." He cares about dominating a market or increasing s...

    Patrick Gray · June 8, 2010, 10:24 PM PST

  • How to succeed at stakeholder management

    How to succeed at stakeholder management

    Most IT professionals identify the correct five goals for investing in stakeholder management activities but they put them in the wrong order. Here are tips for engaging stakeholders the right way.

    Marc Schiller · June 8, 2010, 10:49 PM PST

  • Improve project collaboration with LiquidPlanner

    Improve project collaboration with LiquidPlanner

    LiquidPlanner's collaboration features and its approach to scheduling make it a standout tool for project execution and delivery. A project manager discusses his favorite features of LiquidPlanner.

    Andrew Makar · July 28, 2010, 2:00 AM PST

  • Eight truths of enterprise IT

    Eight truths of enterprise IT

    What are the truths of enterprise IT? In this blog, Jake Sorofman discusses eight truths as he sees them.

    Jake Sorofman · July 29, 2010, 1:35 AM PST

  • Data storage: The word of the day is zettabyte

    Data storage: The word of the day is zettabyte

    Current IT strategies can manage today's digital universe, but they won't be up to the challenge of solving the problems that will face the next generation of IT managers.

    Bobby Crouch · October 4, 2010, 11:58 PM PST