IT Savvy – What Top Executives Need you Know to go from Pain to Gain
An Interview with Dr. Jeanne Ross, MIT Sloan School of Management.
Dr. Jeanne W. Ross is Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Center for Information Systems Research. Her research focuses on the management of the IT unit, particularly on the management of the IT infrastructure and on changes in management demanded by new technologies and new organizational forms. Much of her work involves development of case studies that describe the human, technology, and IS-business relationship resources of firms that have successfully implemented technology-based changes. Her current research focuses on the management of technology infrastructures that enable organizational transformations and on the discussion of IT value between IT and business management.
Dr. Ross has served on the faculty at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and St. Norbert College. In this thirty minute podcast interview Dr. Jeanne Ross and Bill Cullifer, Executive Director of the not for profit Web professional organization WOW talk about what top executives and enterprise level IT professionals need to know to succeed, what education can do to support IT Savvy professionals, the language gap between IT and the business suite, the business benefits of IT and why IT now.