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Create Meaningful Interactions With the Board of Directors

Published: 15 January 2020

ID: G00465029

Analyst(s): Partha Iyengar


The enterprise will not succeed in the digital era without strong relationships between CIOs and boards of directors. CIOs must develop skills in three areas to make these relationships work.

Table Of Contents


Understand Board Perspective on Business Challenges and Strategy Execution

  • Digital and Technology-Led Disruption Is the Biggest Concern
  • Specific Views on the Major Technology Disruptors
  • Focus on Inside-Out Operational Excellence

Persuading the Board

Educating the Board

Advising the Board

  • Conclusion

Further Reading

  • Related Content
  • Gartner Executive Programs Reports
  • Core Research

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