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Deliver Strategic Business Value With Your Seat at the Table

Published: 08 May 2019

ID: G00350889

Analyst(s): Christie Struckman , Irving Tyler , Peter Skyttegaard

Summary

In the 2019 CIO Agenda Survey, 66% of CIOs report they are formal members of their organization’s executive management team. All CIOs must perform effectively on or with any leadership team. Here, we demonstrate how CIOs can deliver high levels of business value leveraging their seat at the table.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Master Team Purpose, Responsibilities, Goals and Team Politics
    • Team Purpose and Responsibilities
    • Team Goals
    • Team Metrics
    • Power Structure and Politics
    • Actions CIOs Need to Take
    • No Defined Position
    • Contributor
    • Consultant
    • Teammate
    • Team Member
  • Prepare and Participate Comprehensively With Each Team
    • Observe and Learn
    • Synthesize
    • Communicate
    • Participate
  • Conclusion

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