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CIO Career Body of Knowledge
Everything You Need to Lead an IT Organization in the 21st Century!
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CIO Career Body of Knowledge Chapters
- How to Effectively Lead an IT Organization
What is leadership? What are the characteristics of a good leader? What are the competencies, and skills of an effective leader? How are the principles of leadership applied to the IT Organization, and the CIO Role? Where is the CIO Role headed? How to design an effective IT Organization that delivers business value? How to lead IT employees? How to build effective teams? How to bring about change? A complete set of ideas for the CIO who wants to become a business leader.
- Managing Up
The relationship with your immediate manager, and those above him or her is critical to your career. CIOs are not different. They must build a strong relationship with their CEO. This requires anticipating what the CEO is thinking, and aligning your vision with theirs.
- Managing Peer Relationships
Many a CIO's career has been destroyed because they did not manage their relationship with the CMO. But that is one of your peers - CFO, COO, CPO - and others in the C-Suite are also important relationships that a CIO must manage.
- Managing Your Career
CIOs often overlook some of the most fundamental things to promote thier career - training, networking, events etc. are very important to a CIO's Career. Continuous learning. Continuous networking. And more ways to focus on your career...
- Managing People
What is the difference between leadership, and management? This chapter helps you understand this by doing. How to build effective teams? How to do performance evaluations? How to create a succession plan? Skills that teach a CIO the basic blocking and tackling needed to run an IT Organization.
- Designing an IT Organization
The IT Organization of today is a lean, mean, fighting machine. Flexible to change with the rapid changes in the business environment. Structured to provide maximum support to the business model. Focused on value not just cost. A CIO must design, and build an IT Organization structure, and skills to help the enterprise compete effectively in the 21st century. This chapter is there to help along the way.