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Toolkit: The CIO's First 100 Days

Published: 02 December 2015

ID: G00296139

Analyst(s): Patrick Meehan

Summary

Whether you are applying for a CIO position, are just moving into the role, or are re-evaluating your current role, you only get one chance to create the right impression, build your credibility and gain the trust of your peers, team, customers and boss. This Toolkit will help you do exactly that.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Using the Toolkit for Success
  • Days -10-0: Outcomes and Key Questions for Evaluating the Job
    • Prepare
  • Day 1: Outcomes and Key Questions for Meeting, Greeting and Administration
    • Prepare
    • Assess
    • Communicate
  • Days 2-5: Outcomes and Key Questions for First Impressions
    • Prepare
    • Assess
    • Plan
    • Communicate
  • Days 5-15: Outcomes and Key Questions for Getting Started
    • Prepare
    • Assess
    • Plan
    • Act
    • Communicate
  • Days 15-30: Outcomes and Key Questions for Assessing IT and Initial Plans
    • Assess
    • Plan
    • Act
    • Communicate
  • Days 30-45: Outcomes and Key Questions for Plan of Action
    • Assess
    • Plan
    • Act
    • Communicate
  • Days 45-60: Outcomes and Key Questions for Producing the Results
    • Plan
    • Act
    • Measure
    • Communicate
  • Days 60-75: Outcomes and Key Questions for Evaluating Initial Results
    • Plan
    • Act
    • Measure
    • Communicate
  • Days 75-100: Outcomes and Key Questions for Quantify and Communicate Accomplishments
    • Assess
    • Plan
    • Act
    • Measure
    • Communicate

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