O'Reilly logo

The New CIO Leader: Setting the Agenda and Delivering Results by Ellen Kitzis, Marianne Broadbent

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

2

_______________

Understand the Fundamentalsof Your Environment

A key element of leadership is vision. One of the distinguishing characteristics of new CIO leaders is their clear and compelling vision for how information and technology can dramatically improve business performance in ways that matter to other executives. Developing this vision requires technical knowledge, but also an even deeper knowledge of your business, because your vision must outline how your enterprise will gain competitive advantage by bridging business and technology. Therefore, you must know your enterprise as well as, if not better than, you know technology.

If your vision isn’t deeply rooted in the fundamentals of your environment, it is worthless. And you can’t ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required