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Senior Vice President & CIO - Nationwide Insurance
The 11 Secrets are especially valuable for wrestling with the problem of how to effectively market IT to your stakeholder community. Phenomenally insightful; this is EQ for IT leaders. Whether for strategic decision making or guiding day-to-day operations, I'm already putting it to work.

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Jim Korcykoski
Senior Vice President & CIO
2012-11-08T07:18:31+00:00
Senior Vice President & CIO - Nationwide Insurance
The 11 Secrets are especially valuable for wrestling with the problem of how to effectively market IT to your stakeholder community. Phenomenally insightful; this is EQ for IT leaders. Whether for strategic decision making or guiding day-to-day operations, I’m already putting it to work. Jim Korcykoski Senior Vice President & CIO
Senior Director, Global IT Solutions - Stryker
Marc provides a literal road map to success. The 11 Secrets is filled with content that you think you may know but when you read it you will find a refreshingly challenging new approach to solving the critical challenges IT leaders face today. It didn't just get me thinking, it got me to quickly take some important steps to raise my group's game one notch higher.

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Shaun Braun
Senior Director, Global IT Solutions
2012-11-11T03:35:23+00:00
Senior Director, Global IT Solutions - Stryker
Marc provides a literal road map to success. The 11 Secrets is filled with content that you think you may know but when you read it you will find a refreshingly challenging new approach to solving the critical challenges IT leaders face today. It didn’t just get me thinking, it got me to quickly take some important steps View Full →
Chief Information Officer - CA technologies
If you are an IT leader working to have demonstrable impact with your business partners, this is a great handbook. It will provide you with the skills you need to succeed.

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Greg Valdez
Chief Information Officer
2014-08-27T15:00:48+00:00
Chief Information Officer - CA technologies
If you are an IT leader working to have demonstrable impact with your business partners, this is a great handbook. It will provide you with the skills you need to succeed. Greg Valdez Chief Information Officer
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“You gotta understand the business!” — What it really means

(The following is an excerpt from our book The 11 Secrets of Highly Influential IT Leaders.)  “You gotta understand the business!” In the IT world, we’ve been hearing this call, this commandment, to IT leaders for as long as I can remember. But despite constant repetition, it still seems to be a chronic problem for…
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Two-Speed IT: Not As Sexy As It Sounds (Part 2)

In part 1 of this series, we explored a pair of competing requests many modern IT leaders receive from their stakeholders: Produce new innovative, strategic technology-based capabilities. Do so with reduced resources. We investigated one buzzwordy solution—Two Speed IT—and how implementing this solution often creates more problems than it solves. We proposed an alternate five…
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Two Speed IT: Not as sexy as it Sounds (Part 1)

With ever-increasing interest in technology solutions, IT’s stakeholders give them two competing demands: Produce new innovative, strategic technology-based capabilities. Do so with reduced resources. How can IT leaders step up to the plate and juggle these seemingly competing agendas: to meet the business’ demands for increased innovation, including new digital systems and services, all while…
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Secrets of IT Leadership: A Conversation with Dr. David Bray, Senior Executive and CIO of The FCC

  Marc: How do you see today’s overall tech landscape? David: I think the big challenge is that things are moving at an accelerating clip. Things are not only moving fast, things are moving almost exponential in terms of things like the number of network devices on the face of the planet, and the amount…
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The 7 Keys to IT Success in 2017

As we enter 2017, IT stands at a unique juncture in the road. For decades, IT was a back-office support function. Now, as digital technology transforms every business function, process, and role, IT is beginning to take center-stage within the business. More and more we see IT professionals with a deep desire and commitment to:…
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