What are the best resources for being a good IT manager?

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    #1IT Manager's Handbook

    IT Manager's Handbook

    The IT Manager's Handbook, written by Bill Holtsnider, is a helpful guide to develop an overall IT strategy. It provides you with information about how to hire, train and manage your team and guide your enterprise to a new level of connectivity.

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    Albert Munoz
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "This book helped me to adapt more quickly to my new position as an IT Manager after a recent promotion. Highly recommended!"
  2. 16

    #2Five tips for becoming a successful IT manager

    Five tips for becoming a successful IT manager

    This article, published in TechRepublic, gives you five tips to become a good IT manager. Some of them are: listen to your staff, maintain your technical knowledge and take measures to relax to avoid burn out, among others.

    Articles

    Henry Gutierrez
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "One of the most useful articles any IT manager could read. Each tip is something than will become very useful when implemented by any good IT manager."
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    #3Tips for First-Time IT Managers

    Tips for First-Time IT Managers

    This article, published in Monster website, provides you with essential tips to become a good IT manager. 

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    #4ConnectBot

    ConnectBot
    ConnectBot is an open-source Secure Shell client. This app is able to manage different SSH sessions at the same time, as well as create secure tunnels and copy/paste between other applications.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

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    #5AndFTP

    AndFTP
    This is a FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP client. It can manage several FTP configurations. It comes with both device and FTP file browser. It provides download, upload, synchronization and share features with resume support. It can open (local/remote), rename, delete, update permissions (chmod), run custom commands and more. SSH RSA/DSA keys support. Share from the gallery is available. Intents are available for third party applications. 
    Apps

    Android

    Free

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    #6Citrix Receiver

    Citrix Receiver
    Citrix Receiver lets you work from any place you are and whenever you need! Among others things, this useful app allows you to access your email and others applications.



    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Teresa Perez
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "Citrix Receiver makes work a lot easier and simpler. Being able to work on your device from any location is time saving and very productive. "
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    #7Trello

    Trello

    Trello is an effective task management system that lets you customize your list of items, so it's easier to drag, drop, modify or assign tasks. This is ideal if you are involved in projects with other people.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Theresa Armstrong
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "I want this item. I need a little bit of organization"
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    #8Zoho Projects

    Zoho Projects
    Zoho is a productivity tool facilitating collaboration and task management among people.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Christopher Mason
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Zoho is a great tool for people that work in offices with high demand for deadlines, tasks, timesheets, etc. It let's you input all your data into an app and access it whenever you need it. You can check and see what other people have done or already did and figure out deadlines, or how many hours somebody has worked on a project. "
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    #9Producteev

    Producteev

    Producteev is a free app for Android and iOS devices that helps you and your team to be more productive at work. It's a powerful manager of tasks that go further and create a hub for all things you need.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Laura Roberts
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "This is a pretty good app. It's definitely helping me and my co-workers become far more organized. That way we are prepared for our monthly presentations to the regional director of our company. If you need something quick, that is highly effective and productive for you and your team, check out his app. "
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    #10Meistertask

    Meistertask
    Meistertask is a multiplatform task management tool for an easy and fun collaborative task management both on desktop and on the go.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free- Also availabe: Pro

    Marcela Molina
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I found this a very good task management tool. It is easy to use and powerful."

Summary

Best What are the best resources for being a good IT manager
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1IT Manager's HandbookBooks 19 Paid
2Five tips for becoming a successful IT managerArticles 16 Paid
3Tips for First-Time IT ManagersArticles 13 Paid
4ConnectBotApps 12 Free
5AndFTPApps 10 Free
6Citrix ReceiverApps 9 Free
7TrelloApps 6 Free
8Zoho ProjectsApps 6 Free
9ProducteevApps 4 Free
10MeistertaskSoftware 1 Free
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