CIO Career Research

Career Progression for CIOs

This paper discusses the skills and capabilities that help a CIO’s career progression. What do you need to do to go from “career is over” to “career ever ascendant?” Read On!

Case Study: How to Manage an Aging Workforce?

This case study explores the misalignment between organizational priorities and worker needs. Excellent discussion for the CIO who wants to understand how organizational success depends on bridging this gap, and how to bridge it.! (350+ pages)

e-Book: Spiritual Leadership

This document discusses the role religion and spirituality play in leadership effectiveness. Excellent discussion for the CIO to understand the connection between their personal beliefs and work life. (350 pages)


This report lays out the imperative for the transformation – or in the least, adaptation – of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) role into a Chief Digital Officer (CDO) role. The question: how do you deal with the digital tsunami apparently has only one answer: CIO to CDO. Really? Read On!

The Rise of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) Role

This survey tracks the current state of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) Role – why is it being created? where is it being created? how widespread is the adoption? what are the skills being sought? And more. Excellent discussion for the CIO to follow to understand the rise of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) Role and its implications on the CIO role.

CIO’s Digital Transformation

This paper discusses the digital transformation of the CIO – what are the expectations? how are internal relationships changing? what are the impediments to the change? A good discussion for the CIO to follow because now you must "live digital."

Leadership and Employee Loyalty

This paper tracks the connection between leadership style and employee loyalty and commitment to the organization. CIOs MUST understand how to lead a team whose members are rearing to go above and beyond. Excellent discussion! (100+ pages)

e-Book – How Leadership Drives Employee Retention

How does leadership drive employee retention? This e-book explores the theory and then tests it through practice to teach us invaluable lessons in the key leadership value: employee retention. Excellent Read! (150 pages)

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