Gartner Research

Fire Yourself as CIO and Hire Yourself as a Digital Business Leader

Published: 09 May 2017

ID: G00325692

Analyst(s): Graham Waller , Ivar Berntz


CIOs have a window of opportunity to lead the enterprise's digital transformation. If CIOs step up to this challenge, they will prepare themselves for bigger business roles. But first, they must acquire more of the soft skills that leaders need.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Have the Courage to Fire Yourself as CIO
    • Recommendations
  • Convey a Sense of Purpose Through Communication
    • Recommendations
  • Build Your Credibility by Producing Steady Results
    • Recommendations

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