Tag Archives: Role of the CIO

Six Characteristics Of Strategic CIOs

Six Characteristics Of Strategic CIOs
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses key characteristics of some of the most successful strategic CIOs and how excelling in these areas enable them to position their organizations as strategic partners to the enterprise.

From Acquired To Leading the Acquirer: Stewart McCutcheon’s Journey At Ecolab

From Acquired To Leading the Acquirer: Stewart McCutcheon’s Journey At Ecolab
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses with Stewart McCutcheon, EVP and CIO of Ecolab, his rise to the role, his journey through the acquisition of Nalco as well as his priorities and goals in the first 100 days leading the IT organization of the B2B colossus.

79 Percent Of CIOs Hope To Move Beyond That Role

79 Percent Of CIOs Hope To Move Beyond That Role
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses 4 reasons why the CIO role today enables an executive to advance to bigger roles – a welcome sign for a growing trend among IT executives

We All Compete With Amazon

We All Compete With Amazon
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses the growing trend of IT organizations becoming more customer-centric and they five key lessons for IT leaders to enable this transformation in their organizations.

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

An Omni-Channel Pioneer Explains His Methods

An Omni-Channel Pioneer Explains His Methods
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses with Chico’s FAS CIO, Eric Singleton, the unique approach to omni-channel retail that drove IT to become a more customer-focused organization that can drive top-line innovation

Johnson Controls’ CIO Helps 125 Year Old Company Become Leader In The Internet Of Things

Johnson Controls’ CIO Helps 125 Year Old Company Become Leader In The Internet Of Things
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses the transformation Colin Boyd led at Johnson Controls and how he plans on taking the company’s IT department to the forefront as technology evolves.

Are You Maneuverable?

Are You Maneuverable?
Rich Karlgaard discusses the importance of planning for globalization and scale within the CIO and CMO organizations of a company, highlighting Peter High’s latest book, Implementing World Class IT Strategy.

Strategic CIO Series Summary in Forbes

This page is the hub to the ongoing Strategic CIO series in Forbes
Chief information officers are playing an increased role in running strategy for their companies. In this new series, Peter High profiles examples of this promising trend for current IT leaders.

IT’s Gold Medal: Practicing Top IT Strategy, article in CIO Journal

An Excerpt from Peter High’s New Book Implementing World Class IT Strategy
Peter High writes about how Gerry Pennell, the CIO of the London 2012 Olympic Games, leveraged strategic thinking to develop a strong yet flexible plan.