Strategic IT

Strategic IT

Best Practices for Managers and Executives

Book - 2013
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Solid guidance for CIOs on integration of technology into business models

Strategic IT Best Practices for IT Managers and Executives is an exciting new book focused on the transition currently taking place in the CIO role, which involves developing a capacity for thinking strategically and effectively engaging peers in the senior executive team. This involves changing both theirs, and often their colleagues', mindsets about technology and their role in the organization.

Straightforward and clear, this book fills the need for understanding the learning processes that have shaped the strategic mindsets of technology executives who have successfully made the transition from a technology-focused expert mindset to a strategic orientation that adds value to the business.

  • Defines strategy advocacy as a process through which technology leaders in organizations build on their functional expertise
  • Focuses on the shift in mindset necessary for technology executives to establish a seat at the table in the C suite as a respected strategic colleague
  • Includes stories of high performing CIOs and how they learned successful strategies for getting technology positioned as a strategic driver across the business

Written by Art Langer and Lyle Yorks, recognized authorities in the areas of technology management and leadership, Strategic IT Best Practices for IT Managers and Executives includes anecdotes from CIOs at companies including BP, Prudential, Covance, Guardian, Merck, and others.

Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2013]
ISBN: 9781118456873
Branch Call Number: 658.4038 LANGE
Characteristics: 221 pages
Additional Contributors: Yorks, Lyle


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