Joy Ducey Miller

Joy Ducey Miller

Joy Ducey Miller is the owner of Ducey & Co., a consulting practice focused on strategic leadership in the areas of project management, IT operations and recruiting. She has worked in and around the IT industry for more than 15 years, with experiences ranging from working in startups to global, mutli-billion-dollar organizations. Ducey Miller is passionate about IT and serves on many boards and councils in support of STEM/STEAM.

ARTICLES

All the feels — all the time

November 30, 2017
In our digital world, it is easy to find yourself feeling alone and isolated, even though we are all connected. All the time. Since the introduction of the iPhone, depression and suicide rates in young adults have skyrocketed. Read More

A future in tech

October 24, 2017
Michigan’s economy has been fragile for more than a decade due to the state’s reliance on the manufacturing and automotive industries. Read More

Do non-tech tech leaders exist?

September 29, 2017
Yes, they do exist. Read More

Cryptocurrency is not a fad

August 31, 2017
For those who are old enough to have lived through the dot-com era and thought, early on, that the “internet thing” was just a fad, you should pay close attention to what’s happening today with cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Read More

Leadership in a tech world

July 31, 2017
In my role as an IT operations consultant and strategist, I am fortunate to have worked with a number of tech firms. Through my experiences, I have found that many technology companies struggle with the same thing — leadership. Read More

Fail well

June 28, 2017
We’ve all heard some version of the mantra, “Only through failure can you discover greatness.” I must admit, this sounds more ideological than practical. But it must be true, right? Read More

Politics and tech talent

May 25, 2017
Our current leadership has stated that Americans come first, but as the tech industry relies on global talent and is already facing a pending talent shortage, this stance poses major recruiting challenges. Read More

Is my smartphone making me dumb?

April 21, 2017
I read an article recently about building cultural intelligence and the role that your smartphone may play in hindering your ability to do so. Evidently, we need time to be bored. Read More

Technical project managers need to be more than agile

March 31, 2017
Technical project management is not just a skill, it's an art. Read More