Author Archive: Richard Wood
Richard Wood is the publisher of the Accelerating IT Success (AITS) newsletters. Since 2001 he has worked at Computer Aid, Inc. offices in Harrisburg, PA doing web development and web marketing consulting.
Getting paid to do what you love is oftentimes a stereotypical phrase that people move past pretty quickly when reading an article, but this piece by Marla Tabaka takes a different approach to that idea: what can you do to make your dream job (and dream paycheck) a reality? Tabaka explains that many people never [...]
We thought we would lighten up your day with this classic comedy sketch. If you’ve already seen it, we’re certain you’ll laugh again. If you’ve never seen it, you will pass it on to a colleague before the day is done. As someone said in the comments, this is really a rather excellent example of [...]
We here at AITS working hard to provide IT executives with the most pertinent, intelligent, and valuable articles that accelerate your success ““ and who better to write those articles than the very people we aim to help? Do you have tips and tricks that could help other CIOs and IT professionals move forward in [...]
There are, undoubtedly, several benefits of implementing a Project Management Office (PMO) within a company. This article discusses some of those benefits while also providing some of the tell-tale signs suggesting that it might be time to establish a PMO. One of the principal benefits a company can expect from applying a PMO [...]
This article is focused around the findings of a research firm, Quocirca, regarding their recent survey on the top concerns for IT executives. According to the 500 CIO’s, CTO’s and IT managers polled, Application Performance Management (APM), was the greatest concern. Furthermore, the article address why, given a choice of fourteen IT [...]
The axiom of “leaders lead by leading” stands tall in this article by Jeff Haden concerning 5 qualities that all leaders (IT or otherwise) can benefit from. Haden explains how easy it can be to be a boss when you’ve been in that position for a while, but how being a remarkable boss takes effort [...]