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The Strategic CIO by Philip Weinzimer

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Information Technology / IT Management
Group President, Global Business Services and
Chief Information Ofcer, Procter & Gamble
Chief Information Ofcer of FedEx Corporation
“Technology change is constant, always driving business model change—but
Weinzimer has correctly captured the current disruptive velocity and magnitude of
both, and the criticality of a different breed of CIO to harness these seismic shifts.”
Randy Spratt,
Executive Vice President, CIO and CTO, McKesson Corporation
“An inspiring resource for CIOs, and aspiring CIOs, looking to transform and disrupt
their industry.”
Gary Wimberly,
Senior Vice President and CIO, Express Scripts
“... a practical guidebook to taking your IT function to the next level.”
Mike McClaskey,
Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Ofcer and
Former CIO, DISH Network
“Weinzimer has correctly identied what CIOs need to do to have a strategic
impact on their business and industry and does so with a practical guide, based
upon CIO success stories, as to how to get it done. A must-read for CIOs who
want to make a difference.”
Wayne Shurts,
Executive Vice President and CTO, Sysco Corporation
“The Strategic CIO will help CIOs and other c-suite executives understand how to
implement the strategic imperative for timing leadership ... when IT needs to focus
on operational details and when to promote information technology-driven
strategic change.”
Richard Watson,
J. Rex Fuqua Distinguished Chair for Internet Strategy, Department
of MIS, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia
Based on interviews with more than 150 CIOs, IT/business executives, and
academic thought leaders, The Strategic CIO: Changing the Dynamics of the
Business Enterprise provides insight, success stories, and a step-by-step
methodology to transform your IT organization into a strategic asset that drives
customer value, increases revenues, and enhances shareholder wealth.
The book details how strategic CIOs from FedEx, Procter & Gamble, McKesson,
and other leading companies transformed their organizations and have become
strategic partners that collaborate effectively within their organizations to leverage
information and technology for competitive advantage.
“Given recent changes in technology and business, the CIO
role is effectively a new job. Phil Weinzimer's book is a
fantastic owner's manual for CIOs, whether you are one,
aspire to be one, or want to work more effectively with one.”
Thomas H. Davenport,
Distinguished Professor, Babson
College and author of Big Data @ Work

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