Managing an IT department is not just a business, it’s a science. Nobody knows more about the science of being a CIO than Dr. Jim Anderson.
“I don’t embrace excuses about why an IT department is not being successful, I embrace solutions.”
Over the last 25 years, Dr. Anderson has transformed failing CIOs worldwide. Dr. Anderson will turn these nervous executives into powerful leaders.
In the past, the IT department was left alone and was only noticed if something stopped working (like email!) However, in the 21st Century IT has become a critical part of how businesses compete.
The problem is that very few firms have figured out how to evolve from treating IT as a simple cost center to using it as a competitive advantage.
Welcome to the premier blog for learning how to think and act like a successful CIO – both if you are a CIO today or if you hope to be one in the future.
Dr. Jim Anderson has spent over 25 years consulting with a wide variety of IT firms from the very big to the very small. His insights into the leadership needed to combine the separate worlds of business and IT strategy offer hope to CIOs everywhere who are struggling with this challenge.
In this blog, The Accidental Successful CIO, Dr. Anderson offers his insights on how to get business and the IT groups to work together for the betterment of the firm.
The Accidental Successful CIO blog is a publication of Blue Elephant Consulting. Blue Elephant Consulting uses our unique CIO position evaluation tools to show IT professionals, IT departments, and professional associations how to effectively lead an IT department and then provides proprietary speaking , consulting, group conference call coaching, and digital training products and services to help individuals develop these skills.
For more information on Blue Elephant Consulting or how to make your IT department a more valuable part of any company, go to: www.BlueElephantConsulting.com
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