Fostering Innovation


How to Build an Amazing IT Team

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<p><b>Proven and practical strategies for leading IT teams and departments</b></p> <p>In <i>Fostering Innovation: How to Build an Amazing IT Team</i>, accomplished technology strategist, executive, and leader Andrew Laudato delivers an eye-opening exploration of how to design, build, staff, and run a high-performing IT department. The book is filled with universally applicable strategies and techniques that can transform any IT team into an all-star cast perfectly aligned with your organization&rsquo;s objectives.</p> <p>Incorporating proven and practical processes throughout the narrative, the book offers useful continuous improvement concepts the reader can apply to their team, company, and professional development. Readers will also find:</p> <ul> <li>Foolproof ways to put people before technology</li> <li>Detailed discussions of perennially important topics, like the importance of uptime, how to deploy redundancy, and creating the perfect organization chart</li> <li>Strategies for managing and motivating the wonderfully unique individuals we refer to as “technologists.”</li> </ul> <p>The perfect resource for newly minted Chief Information Officers and Chief Technology Officers,<i> Fostering Innovation</i> will also earn a place in the libraries of non-technical professionals who work closely with IT, and business leaders seeking a better understanding of how to lead an IT team.</p>