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A ONE-TIME-ONLY
OPPORTUNITY
After three months in a new position, any problem that you have not
identified becomes your problem.

"For years, the CIO was the C-level executive
with the shortest or near shortest average
tenure," writes Peter High in the introduction
to "The CIO's First 100 Days," a collection of
articles he has written for Forbes. "It was
easy to choose the CIO as a scapegoat,"
continues High, "if things were amiss within
the company generally or within IT more
specifically. Given the fact that so much
that is managed by the IT leader can be
esoteric in the minds of other business
executives within the company, it is essential
to push hard in one's first 100 days to build
relationships, to communicate a plan, and to
track progress against that plan."
High is the president of Metis Strategy, a
CIO advisory firm that he founded in 2001.
In addition to his regular column at Forbes.
com, he is the author of two books, World
Class IT: Why Businesses Succeed When
IT Triumphs (Wiley/Jossey-Bass, 2009) and

Implementing World Class IT Strategy:
How IT Can Drive Organizational Innovation
(Jossey-Bass, September 2014). He also
has written for the Wall Street Journal, CIO
magazine, CIO Insight, Information Week,
and other publications. Since 2008, he has
moderated a podcast entitled "The Forum on
World Class IT" (www.forumonworldclassit.
com), which features a wide array of IT
practitioners and thought leaders.
Of the nearly 200 in-depth interviews with
IT leaders High has conducted in the past
several years, some 20 have focused on
CIOs' approaches in their first three months
on the job. "We have one chance to make a
first impression," writes High. He recently
spoke with CIO Straight Talk Editor-in-Chief
Paul Hemp and Managing Editor Ritesh Garg
about how to make the most of those
first impressions.

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