Dan Roberts

Dan Roberts

Contributing writer

Dan Roberts is the CEO of Ouellette & Associates Consulting, host of the Tech Whisperers podcast, and author of numerous books, including "Unleashing the Power of IT" and "Confessions of a Successful CIO."

Articles by Dan Roberts

CIO Wendy Pfeiffer on getting hybrid work right
The CIO Whisperers

CIO Wendy Pfeiffer on getting hybrid work right

The Nutanix IT chief has taken a product mindset to the employee experience, thinking deeply about core principles that make a difference in enabling hybrid work before executing on them.
January 19, 2023
What it takes to succeed as a CIO today
The CIO Whisperers

What it takes to succeed as a CIO today

Three top tech recruiters weigh in on the value creation mindset and strategic acumen necessary to thrive in what’s become the next toughest job after the CEO role.
January 5, 2023
Sanjib Sahoo on the CIO as chief value officer
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Sanjib Sahoo on the CIO as chief value officer

The CDO of Ingram Micro discusses the importance of taking accountability, having a bias for action, and communicating with compassion as the keys to being a successful IT leader today.
November 17, 2022
Veteran CIOs on leading IT today
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Veteran CIOs on leading IT today

Mike Goodwin, DiAnna Thimjon, and Woody Groton discuss how leadership practices and philosophies gained from their military experience have continued to serve them well in their civilian careers.
November 10, 2022
Aflac’s Rich Gilbert on the 7 Cs of top IT leaders
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Aflac’s Rich Gilbert on the 7 Cs of top IT leaders

The chief transformation officer and head of individual benefits discusses the qualities and priorities that enable the best leaders to drive significant business value — even through crisis.
October 13, 2022
CIO Sabina Ewing on leading intentionally
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CIO Sabina Ewing on leading intentionally

The Abbott IT chief discusses how she has built a high-performance IT culture primed to foster digital enablement for years to come.
September 29, 2022
CIO Kristie Grinnell on creating a culture of transformation
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CIO Kristie Grinnell on creating a culture of transformation

DXC’s Kristie Grinnell has a track record of balancing emotional intelligence and hard business results. Here’s how she puts high EQ to work in cultivating a growth mindset for her teams.
August 18, 2022
Legendary CIO Larry Quinlan on lifting as you climb the ladder
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Legendary CIO Larry Quinlan on lifting as you climb the ladder

The former global CIO at Deloitte — and CIO Hall of Fame member — explains the importance of lifting up colleagues on your way to a leadership role and how to bring new ideas to fruition against the odds.
August 4, 2022
Veteran CIO Neal Sample: All architecture is wrong
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Veteran CIO Neal Sample: All architecture is wrong

The business executive, technologist, and former champion debater explains why you should go where the data takes you and how to avoid getting too invested in your ideas.
May 12, 2022
Secrets of future-ready tech leaders
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Secrets of future-ready tech leaders

Learn how business-driven CIOs are updating their leadership playbooks for the future of work.
April 21, 2022