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3. Becoming a Digital Leader

James Brett1 
Forest Lodge, New South Wales, Australia

The real voyage of discovery…consists not in seeing new sights, but in looking with new eyes.

—Pico Iyers, author1

You may be a tech lead trying to understand your future career options, or a CTO looking to create and ride more waves, or one of the many roles in between. Whatever role you hold, it’s important that we clarify and establish a shared understanding of digital leadership and discuss what it means to be a leader of technologists.

There are many different types of digital leadership roles. This variety comes from a function of the market ...

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