Gartner Information Technology Research

Gartner Peer Connect Perspectives: Must-Have Skills That an IT Leader Should Possess

Published: 11 June 2020

ID: G00729416

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors

Summary

Other than technical skills, an IT leader is expected to be people-driven with an approach to coach and guide others. Peer Connect members discuss how the one-size-fits-all approach is redundant, how communication is key for an IT leader and how the meaning of managing has changed.

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