Gartner Research

How to Prepare for the New CIO's Arrival and First 90 Days

Published: 18 June 2009

ID: G00168686

Analyst(s): John Mahoney, Ellen Kitzis


On average, CIOs turn over every four or five years, but very few IT leaders know how to plan for the arrival of a new CIO. Helping the new CIO be successful is the IT leadership team's responsibility.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Profile the Staff
  • Describe the IT Leadership Team
  • Identify Key Initiatives and the Overall Portfolio
  • Outline Key Business Relationships
  • Present the Budget
  • Legal Issues and Audits
  • Prove a Current and Historical View of the Organization
  • Learn About Your New CIO
  • About You
  • Summary Time Plan for Supporting the New CIO's First 90 Days
  • Conclusions

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