How to spot -- and take down -- the six most nefarious adversaries of IT
IT enemy No. 1: The Ostrich
The biggest enemy of many IT pros: bosses who bury their heads in the sand when it comes to technology, yet are still empowered to make critical IT decisions.
Recognizing the enemy: That glazed-over look when confronted with technical questions, or the moment they open their mouths.
Your best defense: Seek air support from high command, which means getting a CXO type to step in and say, "This is the way it's going to be."
- IT personality types: 8 profiles in geekdom
- The dirt locker: Dirty duty on the front lines of IT
- True IT confessions
- Stupid user tricks 4: IT horror never ends