Efficiency isn't necessarily its own reward. But making IT more efficient can bring a big and obvious benefit that's all about you and not at all about your company. The simple advantage? You can have your weekend back.
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Sure, if you're doing on-call support, weekends may get messed up occasionally. But the more you automate and the more often you test, the less likely it is that you'll find yourself going in to work on Saturday "just to get things sorted". Make that an ambition.
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