Martha Heller

Martha Heller is CEO of Heller Search Associates, an IT executive recruiting firm specializing in CIO, CTO, CISO and senior technology roles in all industries. She is the author The CIO Paradox: Battling the Contradictions of IT Leadership and Be the Business: CIOs in the New Era of IT. To join the IT career conversation, subscribe to The Heller Report.

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Avoid these digital transformation false starts

Avoid these digital transformation false starts

Expert CIO Bruce Lee discusses three traps that can trip up CIOs as they drive digital transformation initiatives.

To develop IT talent, you need an enterprise view

To develop IT talent, you need an enterprise view

CIO Mike Zahigian explains how Amgen's Technology Talent Forum helped grow leaders from inside the company rather than acquiring them from the outside.

How to make the most of meetings between IT and your business partners

How to make the most of meetings between IT and your business partners

Sanjay Shringarpure, CIO of E & J Gallo Winery, discusses why a structured approach to meetings between IT and its business partners drives IT value.

The future is bright for digital CIOs

The future is bright for digital CIOs

Digital transformation is creating many opportunities for CIOs. Learn what they are and how to advance your career as a digital CIO.

160-year-old insurance giant transforms into a digital business

160-year-old insurance giant transforms into a digital business

How Northwestern Mutual transformed its classic IT model of plan, build, run into an agile model focused on digital innovation.

Conagra CIO: In IT, our job is to remove the friction

Conagra CIO: In IT, our job is to remove the friction

Mindy Simon, CIO of Conagra Brands, focuses on being digital with her business partners, not doing digital to them.

Organizing for digital industrial leadership

Organizing for digital industrial leadership

Jennifer Hartsock, CIO of Baker Hughes, a GE company, explains how she uses a product management model to drive productivity.

How IBM's agile, design-first approach increases employee productivity

How IBM's agile, design-first approach increases employee productivity

IBM CIO Fletcher Previn explains how agile development, Net Promoter Score, and organizational structure are key to delivering easy-to-use solutions that drive innovation and employee efficiency.

How to turn ‘high potentials’ into enterprise leaders

How to turn ‘high potentials’ into enterprise leaders

Andy Newsom, CIO of CSL Behring, discusses how he makes talent management a part of the IT department's culture and turns high-potential employees into enterprise leaders.

The CIO with a digital business P&L

The CIO with a digital business P&L

Justin Mennen, CIO and CDO of CompuCom -- provider of managed digital workplace services, is elevating the digital experiences of his customers and his P&L leadership role.

Removing silos: When non-IT leaders join IT

Removing silos: When non-IT leaders join IT

To help Lexmark's IT department better understand the business, CIO Brad Clay added non-IT people to the team. To ensure their success, he created a formal training program.

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