11 Leadership Competencies of the IT Leader


This excellent presentation addresses the issue of IT leadership head on. The theory of leadership may be universally applicable but its customization to the unique situation IT leaders face might make all the difference.

“With speed so important, IT leaders have to be much more decisive when addressing rapid changes to technology and business drivers. They need to be more technically savvy and must be able to lead complex, diverse organizations.”

Do you know what the 11 competencies are for the IT Leader? Why is leadership of an IT Organization different from that of any other function?

This excellent presentation addresses the issue of IT leadership head on. The theory of leadership may be universally applicable but its customization to the unique situation IT leaders face might make all the difference.

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