CIO Best Practices: Enabling Strategic Value with Information Technology / Edition 2

CIO Best Practices: Enabling Strategic Value with Information Technology / Edition 2

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by Joe Stenzel, Gary Cokins, Bill Flemming, Anthony Hill
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470048689

ISBN-13: 9780470048689

Pub. Date: 02/02/2007

Publisher: Wiley

What does it take to be a truly great Chief Information Officer (CIO)? What are the responsibilities and roles of today's CIO? CIO Best Practices is an invaluable resource filled with real-world practices used by CIOs and other IT specialists who have successfully mastered the blend of business and IT responsibilities. Compiled and coauthored by Joe Stenzel, this

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What does it take to be a truly great Chief Information Officer (CIO)? What are the responsibilities and roles of today's CIO? CIO Best Practices is an invaluable resource filled with real-world practices used by CIOs and other IT specialists who have successfully mastered the blend of business and IT responsibilities. Compiled and coauthored by Joe Stenzel, this authoritative book assembles an unprecedented collection of pioneering and successful senior IT executives whose insights, drawn from years of practical experience, shed new light on the strategic opportunities available for leadership structures within the IT organization.

A CIO's success is defined by personal business acumen, the ability to meaningfully communicate IT strategy, and most importantly, the proficiency to translate cutting-edge technology into usable ideas and solutions that promote business goals. For anyone who wants to achieve better returns on their ideas, CIO Best Practices reveals the concrete skills and competencies required of a CIO as well as a comprehensive strategic framework to fully leverage IT resources. Filled with real-world examples of CIO success stories, this proactive guide:

  • Examines best practices
  • Devotes an entire chapter to outsourcing and addresses the issues surrounding this challenging and controversial topic
  • Guides readers through the changing role of the CIO and IT function planning
  • Describes specific strategies for creating value

This practical resource provides best practice guidance on the key responsibilities of the CIO and the CIO's important role in modern organizations. It is the most definitive and important work on achieving and exercising strategic IT leadership for CIOs, those who intend to become CIOs, and those who want to understand the strategic importance of IT for the entire enterprise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470048689
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/02/2007
Series:
Wiley and SAS Business Series , #11
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.39(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

About the Contributing Authors.

Chapter 1: Harnessing IT to Drive Enterprise Strategy (Michael Hugos).

Chapter 2: Architecture, Portfolio Management, Organizational Development—Integrated Foundations for Strategy Realization (Anthony Hill).

Chapter 3: A Strategically Focused, Tactically Agile IT Organization (Michael Hugos).

Chapter 4: The Sum of IT Can be Greater than its Parts (William Flemming, SAS, and Alan Stratton).

Chapter 5: IT Performance Management Using the Balanced Scorecard (Paul Niven).

Chapter 6: How to Measure and Manage Customer Value and Customer Profitability (Gary Cokins, SAS).

Chapter 7: Consider the Outsource: Right from the Start (Karl Schubert).

Chapter 8: Managing for Returns on IT Investments (Michael Hugos and Joe Stenzel).

Index.

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RolfDobelli More than 1 year ago
In this compilation, renowned names in information technology describe managerial developments in their field for chief information officers (CIOs). Insiders Robert Stephens, Bill Flemming, Michael Hugos, Randy Betancourt, Alyssa Farrell, Jonathan Hujsak, Gary Cokins and Kurt Schubert ¿ edited by Joe Stenzel ¿ discuss IT leadership, social networking, social connectivity, cloud computing and energy efficiency. Sound management advice and a deep understanding of IT¿s strategic importance await patient readers. Due to their technical nature, getAbstract recommends these essays to IT specialists and active or aspiring CIOs eager to grasp the forces shaping IT.
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