By Scott E. Donaldson, Stanley G. Siegel, Gary Donaldson
Scott Donaldson, Stanley Siegel and Gary Donaldson interview a number of the world's so much influential leader know-how officials in CTOs at Work, supplying a brand-new significant other quantity to the highly acclaimed elite At Work books including Coders at Work, CIOS at Work and Venture Capitalists at Work. As the phrases “at paintings” suggest, the authors focus on how their interviewees take on the day by day paintings of the CTO whereas revealing a lot more: how they received there, how they deal with and allocate initiatives, and the way they interact with enterprise devices and make sure that their businesses make the most of applied sciences, teamwork, and software program improvement practices to respond to organizational needs and improve employee productivity. Surveying a number of exact corporations, CTOs at Work bargains insights into the current and way forward for CTOs in organisations round the world.
different books within the Apress At Work Series:
Coders at Work, Seibel, 978-1-4302-1948-4
Venture Capitalists at Work, Shah & Shah, 978-1-4302-3837-9
CIOs at Work, Yourdon, 978-1-4302-3554-5
Founders at Work, Livingston, 978-1-4302-1078-8
European Founders at Work, Santos, 978-1-4302-3906-2
Women Leaders at Work, Ghaffari, 978-1-4302-3729-7
Advertisers at Work, Tuten, 978-1-4302-3828-7
Gamers at Work, Ramsay. 978-1-4302-3351-0
What you’ll learn
- How many chief technical officials from the world's best businesses do their activity, and the talents they think about so much crucial for conducting their paintings successfully
- Interesting purposes of expertise and software program development used to extend productiveness or profitability in present day prime organisations
- The expertise and business-related demanding situations and possibilities that CTOs foresee in years yet to come
Who this ebook is for
an individual attracted to how a CTO perspectives using applied sciences in an organization and leads its software program improvement initiatives. This publication is mainly useful for managers, builders, and IT body of workers charged with utilizing automation to extend productiveness. certainly, it is not only for aspiring CTOs, but additionally for venture managers, software program engineers, and alertness builders who need a larger realizing of the options their senior IT executives hire to make their organisations as efficient and aggressive as attainable.
Table of Contents
- CA Technologies
- Johns Hopkins college utilized Physics Laboratory
- Polar superstar Consulting
- BPL worldwide
- Mind Over Machines
- Gartner, Inc.
- MAPA workforce
- Johnson & Johnson, Vertex prescription drugs
- Gerson Lehrman crew
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