While seasonal slowdowns can vary from industry to industry, summer is often the time when a company’s clients and team members rotate in and out for vacations. This is an opportunity for tech leaders to not only step back and work on projects and processes that can get moved to the back burner in busy times but also give their team members some much-needed flexibility.
By making wise use of extra time while it’s available, tech leaders can shore up their resources and prepare their teams to come out swinging when the workload ramps back up. There are several ways to make productive use of summer slowdowns—even by sometimes realizing that doing less can mean gaining more. Below, 16 industry leaders from Forbes Technology Council share tips to help tech leaders and their teams make the best use of seasonal slowdowns.