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Ease Your Transition From Technologist to CIO in a Midsize Enterprise

Published: 19 February 2019

ID: G00375221

Analyst(s): Joseph Provenza , Mike Cisek


It’s not uncommon for technologists in midsize enterprises to evolve into the role of CIO. As a newly appointed CIO, understand that you have not just been promoted, but thrown into an entirely new world. This report provides pragmatic advice to ease the transition.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Deliver Desired Business Outcomes
  • Run the Business of IT
  • Build Relationships With Your C-Suite Colleagues

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