Being a woman who didn't study technology in college didn't stop Blaire from finding work in high tech. In fact, high tech came looking for her. Blaire shares what a typical work day looks like for her as an Inside Channel Manager, and explains the services her company provides clients. Blaire also talks about how she landed in high tech and what she wished she had known about this career before she started.
Computer and information systems managers, often called information technology managers (IT managers or IT project managers), plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing the appropriate computer systems to meet those goals.
Most jobs for computer and information systems managers require several years of experience in a related information technology (IT) job. Lower-level management positions may require only a few years of experience. Directors are more likely to need 5 to 10 years of related work experience. A chief technology officer (CTO), who oversees the technology plan for an organization, may need more than 15 years of experience in the IT field before being considered for a job.
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