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Video: Three big communication tips for CIOs

One of the top priorities of a CIO is to articulate a vision for how technology can support and transform the company. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives provides three communication tips to help CIOs achieve that goal.

One of the top priorities of a CIO is to articulate a vision for how technology can support and transform the company. There's no way to achieve that without effective communication. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives provides three useful tips for CIOs to build the kind of effective communication that will enable them to succeed in IT's corner office:

  • Establish solid lines of communication with internal leaders in the organization
  • Have a vision for how IT can be a catalyst for the company's most important goals
  • Become an effective storyteller to explain how IT can transform the business

Take a look at the TechRepublic article that inspired this episode:

Strategies for boosting communication with the CEO and fellow board members

About

Jason Hiner is the Global Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Global Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He is an award-winning journalist who writes about the people, products, and ideas that are revolutionizing the ways we live and work in the 21st century.

3 comments
tstrachan
tstrachan

Very well thought and laid out to benefit not only the CIO, but Engineers and Mgr's who need to effectively communicate just the same.

tobybray
tobybray

Look for advice from a qualified speaking coach.

zdnet
zdnet

Your video player is all but unusable on a slow connection. Why can we not rewind ?