March 14, 2012, 8:00 AM —
10 business skills every IT pro must master
It's like a broken record: IT pros must "develop business skills" to succeed. But what we aren't told is which business skills to develop.
The plain fact is that not all business skills are important for IT, which is just as well. If we needed them all, we wouldn't be IT professionals anymore. We'd be too busy learning to be accountants, copywriters, sales reps, recruiters, and purchasing agents.
Ignore all that. Here are the 10 business skills that truly matter to your career in IT -- a lot.