Thornton May: IT's epic challenges


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The tea leaves are prophesying that epic challenges loom for businesses in the months, years and decades ahead. The worry that is nagging many CEOs and board members is whether their IT leadership teams will be capable of meeting those challenges.

I have many opportunities to hear the concerns of corporate chieftains in the course of conducting research in programs at five universities: the IT Leadership Academy at Florida State College at Jacksonville, the CIO Solutions Gallery at Ohio State University, the CIO Practicum at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, the CIO Practicum at the University of Kentucky and the Olin Innovation Lab at Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Mass.

Among the challenges that these people see ahead of them, two stand out.

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