74. A New Breed of IT Manager – Embracing Change

February 6, 2019


Debbie Baird, Group IT Manager at Briggs Marine & Environmental Services, has had quite a different career journey than probably a majority of IT Managers, but this has put her into a position to maybe look at the role a bit more objectively and help her identify what is needed today and into the future and how this role can be a major change agent in many organisations. 

IT Managers have grown up with constant change, but we often do not realise how this resilience can be of major benefit to help our organisations survive and thrive in these uncertain times.

And you don't have to directly tackle major company-wide projects. Rather start with your peers - the heads of other business teams - and make them excited about the possibilities that technology can bring to their departments.

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About the author

Business Agility Coach | Abundance Thinker | Helping Mid-Market Companies Evolve by Using the Kanban Methodology
- As trained Industrial Engineer with close on 25 years' experience as IT Professional and Business Executive in the mid-market IT industry, Mathias Tölken loves to share his experiences and expertise with others.

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