Tag Archives: Leadership

IT Learns to Trumpet Its Contributions to the Business, article on CIO

IT Learns to Trumpet Its Contributions to the Business
Peter High discusses the importance of CIOs being able to market IT’s value to the business, a key insight from his latest book Implementing World Class IT Strategy: How IT Can Drive Organizational Innovation

Developing an IT Mission Statement, article in CIO Journal

Developing an IT Mission Statement
Peter High discusses the importance of crafting a mission statement to guide an IT organization, a key insight from his latest book Implementing World Class IT Strategy: How IT Can Drive Organizational Innovation

Beyond CIO Series Summary in Forbes

This page is the hub to the ongoing Beyond CIO series in Forbes
The most talented IT executives are advancing beyond CIO to take on the very top leadership positions of companies. In this new series, Peter High profiles examples of this promising trend for current IT leaders.

Forbes IT Influencers Series: Andi Karaboutis, VP and Global CIO of Dell

Andi Karaboutis, Vice President & Global CIO of Dell
Andi Karaboutis discusses with Peter High the unique intricacies of being the CIO of a technology company as well as the advantages of fostering an external customer-centric mentality and the value of close collaborations between the organizations of the CIO and the CMO.

CIO-Plus Series Summary in Forbes

This summary page provides access to the multi-part CIO-Plus series in Forbes
The CIO-Plus series in Forbes explores the trend of CIOs who are taking on more C-level titles. Most CIOs where many hats. The good news is, those hats are getting more strategic.

Forbes The CIO’s First 100 Days Series: Michael Lucas

The CIO’s First 100 Days: Michael Lucas
Michael Lucas, Global CIO of Hogan Lovells discusses the planning and preparation to take on the first Global CIO position in the organization’s history.

Becky Blalock’s Big Dare, by Peter High in CIO Insight Article

Becky Blalock discusses her book “DARE” and her experiences over her experienced career
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, spoke with Becky Blalock about her latest book DARE, mentoring, the difference between leading and managing, and what she learned from one of the biggest disasters in her tenure as a CIO.

Forbes Board-Level CIO Series: Introduction

CIOs Should be Included on Companies’ Boards
The first article in the series: Board-Level CIO in Forbes, discusses why CIOs traditionally have not been invited to boards, and why the future looks brighter in this respect.

Lessons From The Businesswoman With The Largest IT Job in Financial Services, article in Forbes

The Future of IT Leadership
Cathy Bessant, Global Technology and Operations executive at Bank of America, discusses World Class IT principle one, People, and principle four, IT & Business Partnerships, with Metis Strategy. She describes her approach to grooming future leaders, the way in which she sees IT woven into the broader organization at Bank of America, as well as the benefits of involvement in diverse board work.

Forbes The CIO’s First 100 Days Series: Patty Hatter

The CIO’s First 100 Days: McAfee
Patty Hatter’s dual role as an operations executive and CIO allows her unique insight into managing IT.