episode 545

Getting to Nimble: How To Transform Your Company Into a Digital Leader

Peter High is the president of Metis Strategy, a business and IT strategy firm that he founded in 2001. Peter has advised many of the best chief information officers at multi-billion dollar corporations in the United States and abroad. Peter is the host of the Technovation podcast and is also the author of the new book, Getting to Nimble: How to Transform Your Company Into a Digital Leader. March 29, 2021

545: Metis Strategy president Peter High discusses his new book, Getting to Nimble. In this interview, Peter shares how he got to the title Getting to Nimble, why he decided to put people as his first principle, and the critical importance of change in any IT organization. He also discusses how data and analytics are rising up many organization’s priority lists, his take on the chief data officer role, and why competition has changed from company versus company to ecosystem versus ecosystem. He also shares the four sets of ecosystems he recommends partnering with, how many CIOs are moving beyond the CIO role, the growing trend of CIOs joining boards, among a variety of other topics.

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This episode is sponsored by Zoho and Apptio.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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