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DD Mishra is a partner at CIO Specialist Advisory LLP and a member of the Discover Performance community's IT Strategy & Performance LinkedIn group.


Not long ago, I attended some panel discussions and participated in some blogs about CIO competencies. The conversations focused on the top competencies for today’s IT leaders; the ideas were original and intriguing, as they diverged from many of the notions bandied about on popular blogs. Here are some highlights:


Information management: While in India we are embroiled in the discussion on whether the CIO is a business leader or a technology steward, I came to know that in Europe the CIO is a distinctive role that is separate from technology.

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