Discover Performance Weekly: Confessions of CIOs: How to develop strengths for today's leadership

This week, HP Software Chief Evangelist Paul Muller (@xthstreams) discusses IT leadership with former CIO and current CIO advisor, Tim Crawford, and CIO of Box, Ben Haines. HP Autonomy's VP of Strategic Marketing, Brian Weiss (@bd_weiss) also joins in to discuss skills needed to lead a large IT group.

 

The group discusses the Discover Performance article, “CIO ‘confessions’: 5 critical attributes of the best IT leaders,” and covers topics including:

 

  • Confessions of CIOs (2:00)
  • CIOs are willing to bet the farm (3:00)
  • When to question the status quo (5:00)
  • Best leaders stepped up to answer the business call (6:25)
  • Making the tough decisions (8:30)
  • How important is it to build a good network of peers? (11:00)
  • What are the steps to get to the CIO position? (12:00)

 

Tips of the week:

Watch the video now!

 

Related links:

Episode 1: CIO predictions for 2014

Episode 2: BYOD doesn’t stand for 'Bring Your Own Disaster': How to tame BYOD

Episode 3: Consumerization of IT: Bring your own 'everything'

Episode 4: Is analytics for everyone? Why do the data scientists have all the fun?

Episode 5: Time for Enterprise IT to declare defeat in the Security war?

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