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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 excerpt contains the first two chapters of the book, focusing on planning your career – where are you today and where you are going – and judging talent and opportunity – both your own and others. ... More >>
This excerpt examines program leadership and the role it plays as a critical success factor for facilitating work integration, stakeholder engagement, objective alignment, organizational change readiness, and benefits realization. ... More >>
The Integrations Manager will oversee integrations with clients, inventory/publisher partners, data partners and others. ... More >>