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ITLever reaches one year anniversary

Our first year of using ITLever as a Blog medium has been a lot of fun and I hope beneficial to all who have visited.

In this first year, I posted 300 articles, , , not quite one a day but pretty close. We intentionally included a variety of things from serious IT manager topics,  lots of “how to” tips, IT manager tools and templates you may download, , , and some JUST FOR FUN posts to help us all get away from the work from time to time.

I also posted a few things about my travels as I delivered the IT Manager Institute this past year. Many of these will become some of my fondest memories, I’m sure.

I reduced travel in 2011 to focus on a couple of new projects as we continue our company’s mission of “helping IT managers of the world achieve more success”. You will hear more about this soon.

I hope you have enjoyed ITLever as much as I have in creating it. I encourage you to Leave me a Message in any of the posts to let us know if we are providing content that’s of value to you, , , or if you have different ideas or something to add, , , it’s helpful to our readers.

Thanks again to all who follow our journey in ITLever and feel free to contact me at  info@mde.net if you have ideas or insight that helps you gain more value from the ITLever site.

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Welcome!

Mike Sisco, ITBMC Founder

Welcome to the ITLever Blog with day to day comments, tips, and tools from Mike Sisco, ITBMC.

Hello, I’m Mike Sisco, a former IT manager and CIO for more than 20 years, , , now devoted to, “helping IT managers of the world achieve more success”.

My company offers a wealth of training tools and materials that are used by thousands of managers around the world. You may want to check out the following sites:

–  IT Manager Institute  –  www.mde.net/institute

–  IT Manager Institute Self Study  –  www.mde.net/selfstudy

–  Books and Tools  –  www.mde.net/cio

–  20 Minute IT Manager  –  www.20minuteitmanager.com

Follow me in the IT Lever Blog as I share practical management insights and tools to help you achieve more success. Your IT organization offers your company real “leverage”, , , it is the only organization that can help improve the productivity or decrease the cost of every other organization in your company – that is real leverage, , , hence, the name of the Blog.

I will also share stories and experiences, photos, and plenty more from my travels to many parts of the world in delivering the IT Manager Institute.

I hope you enjoy the IT Lever Blog and receive many benefits from the material you will find in the archives.