What makes a good manager?

A project at Google spent time researching what defines a great manager at Google, and through that identified the top 10 traits to grow. As listed they are: Is a good coach Empowers team and does not micromanage Creates an inclusive team environment, showing concern for success and well-being Is Continue reading What makes a good manager?

Business Relationship Management – the role of IT as a strategic partner

Business Relationship Management is a name for what is generally referred to as the “IT business partner”. This is a role that sits between the more traditional IT organization and the broader general population in an organization, and helps translate opportunity and need to IT solutions in the most general Continue reading Business Relationship Management – the role of IT as a strategic partner

GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation

The EU Regulations around data privacy and protection are emerging, and as they do, the initial rulings are in effect. The below excerpt from the EU site references what is considered personal data – and specifically that which has been anonymised, or otherwise obfuscated. Note that even if the data Continue reading GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation