As we cut costs and downsize, most IT shops are learning to do more with less. IT has been considered overhead so it makes sense to trim staff in this department first.
You are only given so many stalls in your stable so you need to fill it with high performing horses. Right?
To begin, you need to assess your roster of players. Areas to analyze are:
- What was their past performance?
- What is their current skill set?
- Is there room for growth?
- Can they add value to the team?
Once you begin to answer these questions you can determine who should be replaced and make changes accordingly.