Archive for November, 2011

A Real Person’s Profile: A Technical Architect in IT Consulting Company Part (3)


A Day in the Life 5:30 a.m. Monday morning I’m heading to the Pittsburgh International Airport to catch my 7:30 a.m. flight to Chicago Midway. I eat my breakfast in the car, catch up on the news from NPR, and start planning for the week ahead.

A Real Person’s Profile: A Technical Architect in IT Consulting Company Part (2)


What are some of the non-technical skills consultants should have? Time management is key. You have to know how to structure your own workweek and how to structure your tasks. You have to be able to make time for yourself and your work.

A Real Person’s Profile: A Technical Architect in IT Consulting Company


Years in consulting: Two Eductaion: BA in information systems, Carnegie Mellon; MISM (Master’s of Information Systems Management), Carnegie Mellon Size of company: 500 consultants Hours per week: 45–55 Annual Salary: $100,000–120,000 What brought you to IT consulting? I had worked in tech companies and had started my own company. I was attracted to consulting because […]

Which One Better, Single or Web Hosting Reseller?


If you look at any web hosting provider, you will see several types of web hosting service that they provide. Two most common types that offered are single hosting and reseller. The question is which one better? Let’s make a comparison!

Key Jobs (Positions) in IT Consulting Part (6)


Vice President/Officer/Principal Having mastered the analytics and the peoplemanagement components of the job, consultants at this level are expected to be adept relationshipbuilders within the firm and with clients. At this stage, consultants spend more time overseeing the overall quality of the services provided to the client and less time onsite with the rest of […]

Tips on Having a SAFE House


A home is place to live, so people make their home as comfortable as possible to live. They furnished with home appliances and many kinds of things that make the house convenient. They decorate their home to give pleasant nuance. And they make their home safe for staying, too.

Key Jobs (Positions) in IT Consulting Part (5)


Manager/Engagement Manager/ Project Leader/Associate Principal After a few years, a senior consultant will move up to manager or an equivalent role with a different title. Regardless of the firm-specific nomenclature, the next rung on the ladder usually involves leading a team of consultants and analysts toward project completion, managing day-to-day project activities, providing thought leadership, […]

Manage Employee’s Attendance through Time Clock Software


Everybody wants their business run well. The company always has the plan to make the company run smoothly. The company has many staffs and employees which support the activities of the company. The staffs and employees have to start working and stop working at the certain time.

Key Jobs (Positions) in IT Consulting Part (4)


Technology Architecs/Technology Consultants Technology architects are usually people who have advanced engineering degrees, at least five years of experience in the IT industry or tech consulting, and some experience in business (project management is a common background).

Key Jobs (Positions) in IT Consulting Part (3)


Associate/Consultant/Senior Consultant Within strategy firms, this is the typical port of entry for newly minted MBAs and increasingly for non-MBA graduate students. Senior consultants often perform research and analysis, formulate recommendations, and present findings to the client. Oh, and at many firms they have to implement those great ideas too.