Praise for The CIO Playbook
"The most trusted advisors chief information officers have are other CIOs, and Nicholas Colisto capitalizes beautifully on that fact in The CIO Playbook. This highly readable guide to succeeding in one of the toughest jobs in the C-suite features a step-by-step framework that is practical, focused, and quite specific. The strategies Nicholas describes come to life through anecdotes and straightforward advice from many of the industry's most respected CIOs who share their advice on everything from partnering with business colleagues to innovating and delivering results."
?Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief, CIO Magazine and Events
"The CIO Playbook is a must-read for technology management executives in all industries. It provides concrete solutions for reshaping the partnership between information systems organizations and the business to enable growth through innovation. It is a practical guide to navigating risks in an environment where technology is evolving continuously and the economic landscape is transforming routinely. Nicholas Colisto managed to weave strategy and tactics in a book that is both thought provoking and applicable."
?Gabrielle Wolfson, Chief Information Officer, Panasonic Corporation of North America
"The CIO Playbook is a no-fluff, high-value read. Nicholas has done a great job in leveraging collective intelligence to first identify the real and pressing issues that IT leaders struggle with, and then offer pragmatic strategies to address them. A very well-structured treasure chest of knowledge and insights that every current and aspiring IT leader must own and refer to."
?Sanjog Aul, Host, CIO Talk Radio
"From strategic project selection to optimizing alignment so that it best benefits the business, The CIO Playbook is written to help CIOs improve their effectiveness."
?Ron V. Rose, Senior Vice President, Dell.com
"Nicholas Colisto takes a practical approach to sharing an incredibly useful framework for how CIOs can help their organizations leverage technology to transform their enterprises. This book is a valuable tool that every IT executive should have in their tool belt."
?Larry Bonfante, CIO, USTA; author of Lessons in IT Transformation
"A refreshing, innovative approach to educating and influencing us through pragmatic to breakthrough advice in the form of quotes from a carefully selected who's who in the industry who advise what they learned from meeting head-on and conquering the toughest challenges in technology management."
?Frank Kovacs, Lead, Cloud Computing - CIO Services, Ernst & Young