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Maverick* Research: The CIO Gene(s): Selection of the Fittest

Published: 10 October 2016

ID: G00316767

Analyst(s): Stephen Smith , David Furlonger


The science of genetics is evolving in ways companies must consider for their C-level leadership selection criteria. CIOs are well-positioned to take the vanguard position. (Maverick research deliberately exposes unconventional thinking and may not agree with Gartner's official positions.)

Table Of Contents


  • *Maverick Research
  • Genetics — The Basics
  • Testing the Edges of the Law
  • What You Need to Know About the Science
    • The Research
  • Should We Be Worried About the Science?
  • Moving Forward in a World Where Genetics Plays a Bigger Role
  • Recommendations

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