Seven things IT should be doing (but isn't)

Taking a hard, honest look at what you need to accomplish is the key to keeping your business competitive -- and yourself gainfully employed 

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"I think everybody in the IT department needs to understand how projects are made, why they're important, and the future benefits they will bring to the company," says Knight. "If you can speak the language of finance and present your IT case in financially astute way, you'll not only make better decisions but you'll also be able to drive your decision through the organization."

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