IT Survey Questions

IT Survey Questions: Hit the Bull’s-Eye

In archery, a person aims to hit the heart of the target – the bull’s-eye. For your company to stay competitive, you can’t rest on your laurels, you need to keep adapting to change. You must address the growing needs and demands of your customers, seeing your business through their eyes. One way to do this is to ask customers how you are doing in a survey.  CEG Partners has conducted many customer surveys across multiple industries.  Today I’d like to speak specifically about IT survey questions.

A key principle in business is that you Read more IT Survey Questions

Career Change: The BARE Necessities

Career change is a difficult but often necessary process. It can take you on a psychological and emotional roller coaster ride. Why the ride? Because for a long time, your career has defined who you are. You have established an identity. The uncertainty about your future, changes in your routine and lifestyle, the thought of once again establishing rapport with new co-workers, perhaps a pay-cut, and getting out of your comfort zone, all may cause monumental increases in your anxiety levels. Since a career change has a profound effect on you, the tendency is that it will also affect the people around you, and those who depend on you for support. The roller coaster ride snowballs, creating more fear from within. When fear builds up, it renders you helpless, and reinforces “fight or flight” behavior. This then hinders your desire for change in your professional life.

There are as many reasons for a career change as there are stars in the sky. One may be because of job loss. Job loss may either be the result of Read more Career Change: The BARE Necessities

What is Program Management?

In the SEO-centered world we live in, there are certain buzzwords we need to know to amp up our résumé and entice technical or executive recruiters. We’ve got our common buzzwords such as strategic planning, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma Black Belts (which has nothing to do with Karate or Tae Kwon Do), Long Term Evolution, and now, Program Management (PM). But before claiming it as one of your core competencies, you need a crash course on PM 101. 

Program Management refers to the management of several interconnected but independent projects that have the same overall goal. It’s kind of an umbrella for several projects that aims for a particular objective. These projects have one goal, and that is usually to improve the organization’s performance and increase the bottom line.

It is often used as an alternative to, or is confused with, project management. The two are different in that Read more What is Program Management?