Lance Eliot con On Being a Smart CIO: Lessons I've Learned as a Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Trusted C-suite Adviser (English Edition)
In this ground breaking and insider look at Information Technology (IT) and Chief Information Officers (CIO’s), the renowned Thought Leader and corporate executive Dr. Lance B. Eliot, MBA, PhD tells it like it is. This is decidedly a no holds barred exploration of how businesses are strategically making use of IT and the difficult choices and pitfalls that can occur. Based on his popular blog, www.lance-blog.com and radio show, this assembled collection of in-depth thought provoking pieces will get you up-to-speed on the real-world aspects of running IT in the age of the digital business.
Topics that are methodically scrutinized include: Digital Disruption, Business Transformation, Agile, Tech Trends, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Internet of Things (IoT), Chat Bots, CIO’s, Chief Technology Officers (CTO’s), Chief Digital Officers (CDO’s), Chief Data Officers (CDO), DevOps, Ransomware, Cyber Attacks, Hybrid IT, Cloud Computing, SMAC, Big Data, Business Analytics, Mobile Apps, API’s, Bimodal IT, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Shadow IT, The CIO 100 Notables, Consumerization of IT, CIO and the Board of Directors, Social Intelligence, CIO Top 10 Lists, Mergers & Acquisitions and IT,CEO’s and CIO’s, and the rise of the Smart CIO.
With a strong voice to his analyses and predictions, Dr. Eliot examines the intersection of the advances in leadership and leveraging advances in technology for sustainable competitive advantage. Blending a robust interlacing of real-world school-of-hard-knocks lessons coupled with mini-case studies and tales of the corporate world, he also provides innovative frameworks and business models based on his prior academic background and ongoing involvement in key research think tanks.
This book is for those with an interest in IT and especially those seeking an understanding of what Chief Information Officers as leaders and managers are doing. What does it take to be a CIO? What do the best CIO’s know that the rest don’t know? How can you remain in your CIO position? What should your firm be doing with IT? How can your company avoid being disrupted by IT? What can your enterprise do to become a disrupter with IT? And so on.
If you are an existing CIO, an aspiring CIO, an accidental CIO, an IT practitioner making your way up the IT ladder, a C-suite executive working with a CIO, a CEO taking a look at CIO’s, an executive recruiter of CIO’s, a researcher studying CIO’s, or an undergraduate or graduate student in business then you will find this book immensely helpful and insightful.