The operations department in an organisation is responsible for the production of the data centre. Operations managers plan software, organise personnel, helping them to set and accomplish goals, and control the operation of all data processing equipment and software. They interpret management's needs to their staff. Project managers plan and control all the different projects, monitor their progress and ensure that projects are completed within their set target dates. Operations managers and project managers should be able to make quick decisions. They must have good interpersonal communication skills. Both operations managers and project managers have considerable seniority and experience and may have been through the ranks of a programmer or systems analyst. Various management courses are offered at universities of technology and universities.
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