Technical Execution at HP


Here is a great article about Randy Mott, CIO of Hewlett Packard. The thing to pick up on from this article is the importance of having management skills and not just technical prowess in order to get things done.

Mott's greatest strength may be that while a technologist, he has the management skills to actually make it take root in a company's culture. Linda Dillman, a onetime Wal-Mart CIO and now its executive vice-president for risk management and benefits administration, recalls how Mott championed the deployment of IT by showing how it achieved Wal-Mart's business goals.

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