Joe Topinka is at the pinnacle of the CIO profession. He is at the top 1% in the field. He loves to teach, mentor, is an author, Entrepreneur and a current world class CIO with SnapAV.
What are the two things he would immediately give as new advice to a CIO who wanted to be a business technology leader?
- Get a list of the portfolio of strategic imperatives – match this to the projects that you are being asked to do. Find convergence!
- Spend time with external customers. Visit and listen to them.
Are You Perceived as a Doormat? An Order Taker?
Joe discusses and emphasizes two items that will change this perception: (Projects and Investment Scoring)