Dr. Jim Anderson recently spoke at the University of South Florida (USF) before a packed crowd of MIS graduating seniors. Dr. Ellis Blanton had arranged for Dr. Anderson to deliver his “10 Secrets To Having A Successful IT Career” keynote speech.
The thought of having to negotiate with someone for something can be quite intimidating. I mean, we live in the world of Amazon’s one-click purchasing, no haggle car buying, and we visit the home of low-low prices, we don’t HAVE to negotiate for most of the things that we want. […]
Verizon has presented Dr. Jim Anderson with their 2009 ISOP leadership award. Dr. Anderson participated in the Verizon leadership program over the course of the year acting as an adviser and providing leadership on how to make the program more effective.
Cloud computing is all the rage these days and everyone who is anyone is making plans to implement at least some flavor of it as soon as possible. It turns out that the decision to go with a cloud computing solution for your IT department might not be as simple […]
Dr. Jim Anderson was asked to participate in the 2009 “Great American Teach-In” event. This annual event provides professionals with an opportunity to visit area elementary and middle schools in order to share information on their careers in an effort to motivate students to stay in school and do well. […]
Dr. Jim Anderson has been asked to deliver a keynote speech to a graduating class of MIS Seniors at the University of South Florida. The University of South Florida was founded in 1956 as the first public university established specifically to address the needs of Florida’s rapidly emerging urban regions. […]
I can remember being something like 9 or 10 years old when I first learned about the Bermuda Triangle. I’m not sure where I first got my facts, but I’m willing to bet good money that it was that classic TV show with Leonard Nimoy called “In Search Of…” I […]
All humans, including those in in your IT department / on your IT team, respond to four basic drives. Given this understanding, we are now faced with the really big question: how does an IT leader use this knowledge to motivate his/her staff? It turns out that there are actually […]
On Wednesday, October 28, 2009, Dr. Jim Anderson presented a complete training program to Verizon’s internal IT management class. The presentation consisted of a keynote speech, a team building exercise, and a wrap-up presentation.
They really are out to get you, you know. All those schemers who want your job, your promotion, your bonus are even as you read this sitting at their desk scheming how best to make you look bad, take credit for your work, or even how to get you fired.