Being an exceptional CIO is not just about achieving your organisation’s objectives. It is an unusual leadership role in which you must meet targets, maintain daily operations, innovate, increase efficiency, and protect your organisation’s infrastructure whilst inspiring your team and balancing individuals’ emotions and desires. This is no easy task.
Harvard Business Review stated: “The tech industry’s combination of high-velocity competition, complexity, global talent, and interdependence among rivals makes it a truly unique environment, requiring a distinct set of leadership skills.”
In this article, the consultants from Crimson’s IT recruitment agency have defined exactly which specialist skills CIOs need to succeed in their role.