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  • Five tips for conducting more humane layoffs

    Five tips for conducting more humane layoffs

    If you have to do a layoff, HR may tell you to get it over with quickly. But Margaret Heffernan has a different suggestion: Ignore HR tactics and go with your better instincts.

    Margaret Heffernan · August 10, 2011, 4:23 AM PST

  • 10 mistakes that rookie IT consultants make

    10 mistakes that rookie IT consultants make

    IT consulting is a tough, competitive field, and there are ample opportunities to mishandle the job. Erik Eckel offers some cautionary advice for IT consultants who are just starting out.

    Erik Eckel · January 12, 2011, 2:13 AM PST

  • 100 comments to celebrate 100 IT Consultant posts

    100 comments to celebrate 100 IT Consultant posts

    In honor of his 100th IT Consultant column, Chip Camden highlights 100 member comments that made him think, laugh, or both.

    Chip Camden · June 19, 2009, 9:21 AM PST

  • Establishing a server triage policy

    Establishing a server triage policy

    When a crisis or full-fledged disaster happens, every department will argue that it needs to be brought back online first. How do you choose? Here are some guidelines for helping you make the best dec...

    Brien Posey · September 23, 2004, 12:00 AM PST

  • Members describe bonus plans that actually work

    Members describe bonus plans that actually work

    Although bonus plans are not as common or as generous as they were during the boom years, consulting firms still use them to reward and retain valuable workers. Here are a few real-life examples of ef...

    Toni Bowers · April 15, 2003, 12:00 AM PST

  • Five tips to find and close deals with clients

    Five tips to find and close deals with clients

    In a recent TechRepublic discussion, sales was one of the skills that members said was not a strong point for many IT consultants. Keep these points in mind when working to sell your services to poten...

    Lisa Gill · March 12, 2003, 12:00 AM PST

  • Implementing new technologies during a recession

    Implementing new technologies during a recession

    A recession is no time to hide, lay low, or withdraw IT initiatives. The most successful companies will forge ahead with technology in a much smarter and cost-effective way, as outlined here by column...

    e Advantage · February 18, 2003, 12:00 AM PST

  • Seven statements CIOs shouldn't make

    Seven statements CIOs shouldn't make

    Thanks to comedian George Carlin, everyone knows the seven dirty words that can't be said on national television. But many CIOs may not be familiar with the seven statements that should never be utter...

    Guest Contributor · January 17, 2003, 12:00 AM PST

  • Landing a project with a reluctant client

    Landing a project with a reluctant client

    IT consulting has its share of bad apples. If you're trying to establish a relationship with a potential client who has been burned by an unscrupulous contractor, you might have to work as hard as thi...

    Evan Stein · November 21, 2002, 12:00 AM PST

  • Build a business case for smart portals

    Build a business case for smart portals

    Portal technology, when combined with content management systems and an application server, is the wave of the future, says one researcher. Here's how to make a business case to justify the cost.

    Ed Hammerbeck · March 22, 2002, 12:00 AM PST