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IT executive sponsors need to articulate a compelling vision

Mar 09, 2016
From the Advisory Institute

From the CIO Advisor Blog Series

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For the executives who really understand the business of IT, the term “executive sponsor,” carries a meaningful weight -- a role whose value is judged directly by the outcomes of the initiatives in which they are vested.

Running IT as a business implicitly implies that the technology leader is acting in a chief executive role, fully empowered and capable to envision, articulate and drive organizational change. The executive sponsor must be more than a name or have a passing endorsement by a senior leader. 

 

Read Steve Bates' article on cio.com: IT executive sponsors need to articulate a compelling vision

 

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