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What do leading CIOs think tomorrow’s IT leader will look like?

Joel Dobbs.GIFGuest post by Joel H. Dobbs

 Joel H. Dobbs is the CEO and President of The Compass Talent Management Group LLC (CTMG), a consulting firm that assists organizations with the identification and development of key talent and with designing organizational strategies and structures to maximize their ability to compete in the business worlds of today and tomorrow. He is also an executive coach and serves as Executive in Residence at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Business.  Joel is also a popular and frequent contributor to the Executive CIO Forum where a version of this article was first published



I read an interesting piece by Dan Woods recently on the Forbes website that, among other things, speculated on the “New role of the CIO.” Mr. Woods summarized the observations of several individuals including Michael Dell, Vivek Kundra, Marc Benioff, and Paul Maritz. This post is a summary of what these IT leaders think collectively about what the future CIO will look like.


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