10 business skills every IT pro must master

Here are the 10 business skills that truly matter to your career in IT. A lot

By Bob Lewis, InfoWorld |  IT Management, business skills, collaboration

IT business skill No. 6: Understanding the company's operating model

The business model illuminates how the company competes; the operating model explains how it does its work -- how the pieces fit together to turn raw materials into finished products.

Understanding the operating model gives you the same benefit that understanding the business model does: It provides the context you need to spot the difference between hypothetical and real improvement.

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