Topic: Chief Information Officer

CIOs First 100 Days

This excellent paper presents a game plan for CIO’s first 100 – actually 120 – days.

CIO Job Role and Responsibilities Roadmap

The Federal CIO Roadmap lays out the responsibilities for a Federal CIO. It also lays out the progression of the CIO role over time i.e. how do these responsibilities evolve over time.

A Primer on Team Building

This excellent presentation provides an overview of the steps needed to build a high performance team.

CIO Leadership Skills

This research paper examines the role of the CIO and leadership skills required to deliver business value. The research reveals what leadership means to IT professionals by highlighting the skills/capability/competency they believe are critical to the success of the CIO role. The research uses Quinn’s Competing Values Framework on a sample of public sector CIOs.

12 Tips for Managing Your Boss

 i.e. it clearly lays the onus on the employee for their relationship with their boss and lays out a plan of action to manage the relationship. Excellent discussion!

CIO to CEO?

This whitepaper talks to CIOs to understand the drivers, perceived obstacles, critical success factors, risks and the strategies employed for CIO advancement to the CEO role. The paper starts discussion on a great topic but barely scratches the surface.

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Sample IT Strategy Plan

A good IT Strategy Plan that you can use as a template to create your own.

IT Strategy Presentation

This in-depth – 78 pages – presentation goes into just about everything you would have wanted to know about IT Strategy aka business IT alignment (ICT Strategy, IS strategy, IS strategic alignment, IT Alignment, strategic information systems planning (SISP)…)

IT Strategy Example

This is an in-depth information technology strategic planning example that details the process and framework that CIOs can adapt to give direction to their own IT Organizations. Excellent Read!! (200 pages)

IT Strategy Template

Use this template to create an IT strategic plan for your organization – aligning business with IT strategy. IT Strategy Template can be downloaded for free by CIO Index members.