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

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Create Clear andAppropriate ITGovernance

The focus and priorities of the new CIO leader that we’ve described so far are all “setting the stage” priorities. To review, so far we’ve covered how a new CIO leader needs to accomplish the following steps:

  • Lead, not just manage

  • Know the fundamentals of his or her enterprise—its strategic intents and goals, its persistent business needs, and its key decision makers

  • Create a vision for the enterprise as IT-enabled, avoiding hype, but creating a compelling vision for the impact of technology, especially the network era and the Real-Time Enterprise

  • Shape expectations for the use and usefulness of IT by using maxims—concise, compelling, and clear statements of direction and guidelines ...

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