Finance: ROIC for the Uninitiated

ROIC is the Return On Invested Capital and, simply put, indicates how well a company is using it’s capital. As such, this is a very powerful indicator and forecasting tool for the current and future profitability of a company. However, because of it’s relative complexity, it is often overlooked in favor of simpler metrics. If …

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Human Resource Management for IT Leaders, Part 2

Part 2: Hiring, Developing, and Maintaining High-Quality Talent Human Resource Management for IT Leaders Part 1: The Role Human Resource Management in the IT Department Part 2: Hiring, Developing, and Maintaining High-Quality Talent (this page) Part 3: Maintaining a Healthy Work Environment (pending) Human Resource Management for IT Leaders, Part 2: Introduction Understanding Recruitment Applicant …

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Finance: WACC for the Uninitiated

WACC stands for “Weighted Average Cost of Capital”. WACC is used by investors and analysts,¬†for a variety of purposes including as a way to assess perspective investments. This post is meant to give a very basic overview of what this concept is, and why it is important. The Cost of Capital A company’s capital is …

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Human Resource Management for IT Leaders, Part 1

Part 1: The Role of Human Resource Management in the IT Department Human Resource Management for IT Leaders Part 1: The Role Human Resource Management in the IT Department (this page) Part 2: Hiring, Developing, and Maintaining High-Quality Talent Part 3: Maintaining a Healthy Work Environment (pending) Human Resource Management for IT Leaders, Part 1: …

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Managing IT Strategy in a Non-Technical Organization, Part 3

Part 3: Finalizing Your IT Strategy Managing IT Strategy in Non-Technical Organizations Part 1: Analyzing your IT Environment Part 2: Communicating and Coordinating with Stakeholders Part 3: Finalizing your IT Strategy (This page) Managing IT Strategy in Non-Technical Organizations, Part 2: Introduction Identifying Essential IT Components Perform a Gap Analysis Compose the IT Strategy Proposal …

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Managing IT Strategy in a Non-Technical Organization, Part 2

Part 2: Communicating and Coordinating with Stakeholders Managing IT Strategy in Non-Technical Organizations Part 1: Analyzing your IT Environment Part 2: Communicating and Coordinating with Stakeholders (This page) Part 3: Finalizing your IT Strategy Managing IT Strategy in Non-Technical Organizations, Part 2: Introduction Determining Stakeholders Determining Stakeholder Communication Needs Creating the Stakeholder Communication Matrix Introduction …

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