CIO Power Politics: What Role Should IT Leaders Take in a Conflict?

In this episode, Gartner analyst Tina Nunno explains the best way to navigate conflicts as a CIO.

It’s not uncommon for CIOs to be caught in a conflict they would rather avoid. But navigating these experiences is often part of the job. The question becomes not “Do I get involved?” but rather, “What’s the best role for me in a conflict?”

In CIO Power Politics, Tina Nunno, Distinguished Vice President Analyst, Gartner shares her insights and advice from hundreds of client interactions on how to handle a conflict and push back for the best results.

This article has been updated from the original, published on February 22, 2018, to reflect new events, conditions or research.

Clients can learn more about how to think strategically about enterprise value in the research report A Practical Approach to Strategic Thinking on Enterprise Value for CIOs by Tina Nunno.

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