IT power grab: Should you be a Machiavellian manager?

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Ready to toss aside that meek service mentality and step up your game? Several savvy CIOs explain how to grasp the reins of IT power

Two recent works from leading analyst firms throw down the gauntlet to CIOs: Once IT leaders fully embrace the power they hold in the enterprise, they can stop taking orders and start giving advice.

Gartner's contribution is an e-book from analyst Tina Nunno, The Wolf in CIO's Clothing: A Machiavellian Strategy for Successful IT Leadership, summarized in this Gartner release.

Forrester's contribution is a report from research director Khalid Kark and researcher Andrew Smith, The Disruptive CIO: CIOs Must Master Business Agility, An Offensive Posture And Customer Obsession.

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