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Career Suicide and the CIO: 4 Deadly New Threats

ForbesThere are certain ways that a CIO can make such a big misstep that they find themselves destroying their career, and Bob Evans highlights four such mistakes in this article from Forbes. The threats start at a high level, including A lack of vision and a lack of leadership, and then move to more specific actions, such as trying to resist the “social/mobile revolution” and accepting the 80/20 budget trap (that is, spending 80% of the budget on infrastructure and only 20 percent on innovation. Keeping these career killers in mind is a good idea for any CIO who is concerned that they are simply treading water. 

About Anne Grybowski

Anne is a former staff writer for CAI's Accelerating IT Success, with a degree in Media Studies from Penn State University.

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