Computer and Information Systems Managers
On the Job
Computer and Information Systems Managers coordinate a company's activities in areas such as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, or computer programming. They may oversee information technology (IT) staff.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Determine resource needs.
- Confer with organizational members to accomplish work activities.
- Coordinate operational activities with external stakeholders.
- Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities.
- Develop operating strategies, plans, or procedures.
- Develop organizational policies or programs.
- Direct organizational operations, projects, or services.
- Manage operations, research, or logistics projects.
- Manage organizational or project budgets.
- Maintain knowledge of current developments in area of expertise.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Working with a group or team.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Responsibility for outcomes and results.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- High levels of competition.
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