Summary of The Transformational CIO

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As technology changes, corporations must constantly relearn how to operate in a complex information environment. Chief information officers (CIOs) can make the difference between success and failure for their companies. Few know the world of CIOs better than IT executive Hunter Muller, who presents an impassioned – if pedestrianly written – manifesto on the importance of CIOs as agents of corporate transformational change. He interviewed numerous CIOs and thoroughly presents their opinions and some rare, real-world guidance. getAbstract recommends this thought-provoking book to CIOs and other IT professionals and suppliers.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What attributes a transformational chief information officer (CIO) should exemplify,
  • What components make up IT transformational initiatives,
  • What results CEOs expect from CIOs and
  • What major IT trends will shape the future.
 

About the Author

Hunter Muller is the president and CEO of HMG Strategy LLC, which organizes networking events and supplies services to CIOs globally.

 

Summary

CIO: Change Is On
The role of the chief information officer (CIO) is dramatically different nowadays than it was in previous years. It used to be that CIOs supervised back-office shops staffed by lonely technogeeks. As long as employees’ computers worked and everyone could access their...

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