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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Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 / 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM EDT
Global Enterprise Executive Experience Breakfast: Executive Decision Making in the Time of Covid-19

The old edict of “it’s not personal, it’s business” no longer applies in a period of extended pandemic and disruption. It is all personal as executives, employees and customers are affected in ways which are virtually unprecedented. This session explores executive decision making and how to use new non-traditional variables in executive decision frameworks. This session will explore how executives can make decisions which are both successful for the enterprise and meaningful for all of its stakeholders.

Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT
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.

Thursday, 14 May, 2020 / 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EDT
Keynote: 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 keynote session focuses on practical techniques to help CIOs diplomatically shift from defense to offense, without becoming “offensive”.

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