Tina Nunno

Tina Nunno

Distinguished VP Analyst
Tina Nunno is a Vice President and Gartner Fellow in Gartner's CIO Research group based in Stamford, Connecticut. Ms. Nunno is responsible for conducting research and developing publications aimed at helping CIOs and their organizations around the world improve their performance and contribution. She specializes in CIO-related leadership issues, including working with the board of directors, executive communications, change management and governance strategies. She is the Analyst Sponsor of the Gartner Women's CIO Community, has co-authored Gartner's Annual CIO Agenda report, and is a sought-after speaker. Ms. Nunno's most recent research deals with navigating organizational politics. She focuses on helping CIOs and other IT executives analyze sensitive political situations and apply strategies and tactics to deal with political land mines and power struggles. Ms. Nunno also explores the use of extreme political tactics in her popular new book titled, "The Wolf in CIO's Clothing: A Machiavellian Strategy for Successful IT Leadership."
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Monday, 16 September, 2019 10:00 AM|Monday, 16 September, 2019 11:00 AM
Gartner Opening Keynote: Winning in the Turns — Leadership in a Digital Society

It’s been 50 years since the first message was sent over the ARPANET, the forerunner to today’s internet. Technology-enabled connectedness has put IT leaders in a unique position to help design the next 50 years. Gartner will show how CIOs can leverage today’s technology accelerators, organization agility, and connected people to turn dilemmas into opportunities. We will present a compelling vision for the changing role of the CIO and IT in a digital society with practical advice and inspiration from across the globe.

Tuesday, 17 September, 2019 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 17 September, 2019 03:15 PM
Leadership Positioning for CIOs: From Defense to Offense

CIOs often feel as though they are playing defense and not getting ahead of the game. A CIO may feel they are under unfair political attack, or simply spending too much time in a reactive mode. This can impact a CIO’s brand and strategic positioning in their enterprise, and in the marketplace. This session focuses on practical techniques to help CIOs diplomatically shift from defense to offence, without becoming “offensive”.

Wednesday, 18 September, 2019 03:15 PM|Wednesday, 18 September, 2019 04:00 PM
Depoliticizing IT Investment Decisions for CIOs

The less someone understands a topic, the more political decisions regarding it will become. Few non-IT executives or board members have significant IT background. As a result, decisions regarding technology budgets, investments and strategies can create stress and politics rather than strategic reactions. This session focuses on identifying common executive political reactions to IT investment decisions, and tactics for how CIOs can defuse the politics and collaboratively drive more strategic decisions.

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