While you may be one of those CIO mavericks when it comes to the latest technologies and trends, you may find that you sometimes need a hand when it comes to knowing how to leverage your knowledge and expertise to help shape your organization's strategy. How can you inspire people to get behind you and support your ideas? In the book "The Transformational CIO: Leadership and Innovation Strategies for IT Executives in a Rapidly Changing World" (Wiley/Available now), author Hunter Muller explores these issues and offers solutions and strategies to help CIOs transform their organizations. It's written for the CIO of today, helping build your expertise beyond technology and develop in the spheres of business, leadership and corporate culture. Building these skills is critical, Muller says, because IT is no longer an internally-focused department lurking in the shadows. Instead, CIOs must take an active hand in developing and guiding multiple processes required to achieve broad business goals. Muller is president/CEO of HMG Strategy, a tech-leadership network that presents conferences and professional services for CIOs and other senior IT executives. For more about the book, click Here Here are selected highlights:
"Alignment" and "Synergy" sound like overused buzzwords, when what you really mean is "Partnership."
This article was originally published on 01-05-2012