Being the leader of a project can take a lot of flexibility. Growing a team’s maturity can take patience and persistence. Urging a team to be their best can take a little pressure. A project leader in the iPaaS realm needs to employ all of these tactics to build a successful team. Team Maturity An immature team, or a team with less experience, takes a different style of leadership than a mature team, who will be more knowledgeable. A leader who knows the difference between the two types of teams, and how to be flexible with their leadership style, will be able to make the best of both team maturity levels. When dealing with an immature team you have to give more direction. Step by step instructions might be necessary for these fresh faced employees.
THE BUSINESS IDEAS THAT MAY NEVER GET DONE The backburner in and of itself is not a bad thing if it is intentionally created to capture all the good ideas flowing from a team of thinking and innovative individuals. But how do you move from vision to reality? Inertia and the status quo are often the most frequent barriers to decision making. How do you increase velocity and get to status “done?” Using tools like voice memos, Pinterest and Evernote can help you capture and retain the lightbulbs that go off during meetings, in the shower or on long drives into the city. If you record your idea at its inception, you can let it simmer on the backburner, let it become a reduction sauce of all the best ideas floating inside your head while you regularly sift out the less viable or utterly ridiculous ideas you came up with like marketing an international symbol for, “Hey, Buddy, your right blinker is still on after 3 miles.” Backburner projects can be, like building integrations for your software company
Whether you are the vision creator of a startup or leading the charge of an established corporation, technology is changing and with that, your business practices around technology might need a refresh. Leaving all of your company’s tech-related decisions up to the CIO or CTO isn’t enough anymore. Creating a strategy around technology is essential to define your company’s path forward so as the CEO, get involved. To make sure you are starting in the right place and heading in the right directions, take a look at these 5 areas of your technology.