Getting your department heard, Communicating your tech mission to your company - Stuart McHugh by Venturi's Voice: Technology | Career | Leadership published on 2017-11-07T11:12:48Z In this episode, Andy Davis talks to Stuart McHugh, I.T manager at Bates Wells Braithwaite. In his role managing the IT Department he deliver strategy, deployment, training and operational support to his team. Outside of his full time technology based work Stu has been awarded vExpert status for 2012 -17. On the show he discuss the advantages and strategies of external networking, differing approaches to communicating within a business and how best to get your department's voice heard in a large company. They also touch on management and leadership styles. Show Notes 1.09 Progressing in I.T 2.45 Podcasts as a networking tool. 5.45 Discussing the uses of blogs and podcasts in a professional environment. 7.30 What particularly about VMware has motivated you. 9.33 What is the typical structure of an I.T team in a Law organisation. 11.55 Discussing the communication difficulties present when technical departments speak to non-technical ones. 14.56 How to Develop leadership styles. 15.15 Ways to get your voice heard in a company. 17.57 Strategies to gauge your success within different departments your company. 21.17 Management styles and keeping a team engaged. 23.22 The necessity of enjoying what you do to get the most from yourself and your staff and keeping a team motivated. 25.11 Discussing leadership styles and getting the most out of your team.