IT WORLD CANADA CURATED CEOs have long used executive coaches to take their leadership to the next level. Now IT pros are following suit.
Formerly a luxury for top-level executives, IT pros are starting to use coaching services as well. As described in the articles, coaching is often used to improve “emotional intelligence” (or as I would put it, “soft skills”). Presumambly, IT pros are going to need more targeted forms of coaching, though, since I doubt their employers would spend hundreds an hour paying a coach to help them improve something other than their core competency.
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Moving from the back office to the front lines: CIO insights from the Global C-suite Study
This report from IBM’s Institute for Business Value summarizes the results of more than 4,000 interviews with C-suite executives worldwide about the changing role of technology and the Chief Information Officer (CIO).