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ITSM News Roundup: The Life and Times of the CIO

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To lightly paraphrase a very famous frog, it’s not easy being CIO. When you are responsible for the technological road map of your organization, you likely go through your days and nights feeling extreme pressure. In this week’s ITSM news roundup, we want you to know we appreciate your efforts. To make your life a little easier, check out the articles we collected just for you. Learn how to be disruptive, how to grow and develop personally, and how to reignite your entrepreneurial spirit. Read on for more. 

Breaking out of IT

What does it mean to be a disruptive CIO? We’re seeing this phrase thrown around a lot recently and in this article, The CIO Leader breaks it down. In today’s increasingly digital world, the CIO is responsible for driving the technology of a business to keep pace. So, how can you be the right kind of disruptive? How can you, as CIO, change the landscape of how the business approaches technology? Read Breaking out of IT to find out. 

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2016 Summer Reading List for CIOs and IT Leaders

We’re in the thick of summer and while the days are heating up, the time is flying by. It’s a great time to unplug and unwind, but don’t forget to keep your eye on where you want to be in the future. So, next time you’re packing for vacation, be sure to toss in a book or two. Thanks to The Enterprisers Project, your summer reading list just got a lot more strategic. They developed their 2016 summer must-read list by polling CIOs and other technological leaders to find out what books were the most important and influential. Check out the 2016 Summer Reading List today. 

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Why Firms Struggle with Entrepreneurship

When it comes to entrepreneurship, good is the enemy of great. Even in an established business, working to keep an entrepreneurial spirit alive is vital to the growth and health of the organization. In this article, Jim Dewald examines the killers of innovative spirit, from the status quo to the false sense of security. Check out the article and see what you can do to keep developing creatively. Learn Why Firms Struggle with Entrepreneurship. 

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