New year, new you: The IT manager's revitalization guide

It's a new year. Do you know where your personal and professional motivation is? Right here!

By Computerworld staff, Computerworld |  IT Management

As we say goodbye to 2012 and start looking forward to another exciting year in tech, it's a good time to pause and take stock of your professional and personal progress as an IT manager.

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Embrace big ideas

Invest for transformation in 2013

Maximize the return on your investments in disruptive trends like big data, cloud computing and mobility.

Bust down the info silos

Some companies have discovered that the benefits of sharing data more widely are well worth the costs and effort.

Let go of your 'command and control' mindset

The consumerization of IT has some managers giving up gatekeeping. The result? More productive employees, more rewarding tech jobs.

Prepare for the coming Cobol brain drain

When the last Cobol programmers walk out the door, so may 50 years of business processes within the software they created. Will you be ready?

Embrace 'shadow IT'

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