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About the Author
Martha Heller is one of the most widely followed voices on IT leadership and the role of the CIO. She has been a CIO magazine columnist since 1999, and is also the author of Be the Business: CIOs in the New Era of IT (Bibliomotion, 2016).
Martha is president of Heller Search Associates, an executive recruiting firm that specializes in IT leadership positions nationwide across all industries. She has spent 15 years working with the CIO community at the highest levels. Based on this experience and extensive interviews, outreach, and her work as an executive recruiter, Martha has distilled empirically backed insights into what it takes today to be an IT executive capable of driving transformation.
In 2004, Martha founded the CIO Executive Council, CIO magazine’s professional organization for CIOs. In addition to her blog on CIO.com, Martha engages extensively with the technology executive community through social media and her widely read e-newsletter, “The Heller Report.”
Martha is a highly sought after public speaker, regularly addressing and engaging with members of the IT profession at executive events held by The Research Board, the National Retail Federation, the Technology Business Management Council, Forrester, Harvard University, MIT, CIO magazine, ServiceNow, Box, and Cisco.
Maryfran Johnson Award-winning IT journalist and editorial executive, Editor-in-Chief of CIO magazine.
Table of Contents
Introduction What Is the CIO Paradox? xix
Part I Your Role: You're Damned if You Do and You're Damned if You Don't
1 The Cost versus Innovation Paradox 3
2 The Operations versus Strategy Paradox 23
3 The Global Paradox 41
Part II Your Stakeholders: Will the Business Ever Love It?
4 The Futurist versus Archivist Paradox 55
5 The "IT and the Business" Paradox 73
6 The Accountability versus Ownership Paradox 99
Part III Your Staff: They Just Don't Make Them Like That
7 The Recruiting Paradox 115
8 The Enterprise Architecture Paradox 127
9 The Successor Paradox 141
Part IV Your Future: What's Next for the Cio?
10 The Corporate Board Paradox 161
11 The CIO Career Path Paradox 179
12 The Future of the CIO Role 195
Conclusion Breaking the Paradox 205
About the Author 233