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Remember the ‘70s? Way back then, IT was a mainframe that sat in some room and only a few people had a key. Flash forward a decade, and IT was a limited set of systems irrelevant to the vast majority of employees and customers.But today, all of the sudden, technology belongs to everyone. Because of the suddenness of this revolution in technology adoption, most IT organization have not had enough time to evolve into a “comfortable integration” with the rest of the company. This lack of comfortable integration has led to confusion over who is truly accountable for the return on technology investments, how much influence IT leaders should have over a company’s business strategy, and whether CEOs need to hire Chief Digital Officers onto their senior leadership teams.Through interviews with dozens of CIOs, Heller has created a snapshot of what CIOs are doing to lead IT in a climate where technology belongs to everyone. She addresses how CIOs are changing their operating models, their approaches to talent development, and their assessment of the new IT provider marketplace. Most importantly, Heller defines the top ten skills and behaviors that CIOs will need to develop if they are going to be successful in an ever-changing landscape. As a master storyteller, Heller incorporates philosophy, humor, and pragmatic advice into an audiobook that both informs and entertains.

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About the Author

Martha Heller is president of Heller Search Associates, a Boston-based executive search firm that specializes in IT leadership positions. Prior to founding Heller Search, she was managing director of the IT leadership practice at ZRG Partners, a global executive search firm. Before establishing her career in executive search, Martha was founder and managing director of CIO magazine’s CIO Executive Council, a professional organization for CIOs. She continues to engage with CIO audiences through her monthly column in CIO magazine, as author of CIO.com’s Movers & Shakers blog, and as author of You and Your CIO, a blog on CFO.com.