Editor's note: Jim Ditmore is SVP of technology, operations, infrastructure, architecture, and innovation at Allstate. He is a regular contributor to I&T's sister site InformationWeek.

It's that time of year when everyone is scurrying to wrap up the last steps of projects. For senior IT managers, here's a quick list of things to do before the new year. 1. Vacation Overlaps Recheck that you and your senior team members aren't all heading out on vacation and you have no one left to mind the shop. If there's a gap, you need to be the one to fill it. (And while you're handling this last set of work during the relatively quiet days ahead, you'll be able to multitask and take on the items below.)... Read full story on InformationWeek

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