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This book chapter introduces you to the challenges faced by a first-year CIO, from anticipating emerging technologies to setting realistic goals for IT.
Becoming an effective IT manager presents a host of challenges — from anticipating emerging technology to managing relationships with vendors, employees, and other managers. A good IT manager must also be a strong business leader.
This book, "The Adventures of an IT Leader," invites you to accompany new CIO Jim Barton to better understand the role of IT in your organization. You'll see Jim struggle through a challenging first year, handling (and fumbling) situations that, although fictional, are based on true events.
This document has been provided by the Harvard Business Press. This excerpt comes from the book's chapter titled "IT Priorities."
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The cybersecurity program manager will support the execution of product cybersecurity elements across global programs and services. ... More >>
This excerpt from chapters 1:00 and 1:30 focuses on the causes and manifestations of time lost as a result of unwanted, unnecessary and wasteful interruptions, and provides a calculator to measure how much of your time is wasted by interruption time-loss factors. ... More >>
This excerpt from chapter 2 focuses on identifying your values and how they affect the decisions you make in your personal and professional life every day. ... More >>