The Quotable CIO - Recent Words of Wisdom from IT Leaders that are Worth Sharing

"The key to global IT leadership is patience."

"IT projects are won or lost in the beginning"

"Success has many fathers; failure is an orphan."

“There are two kinds of projects: business successes and IT failures."

“IT nowadays is predominately behavioral science."

"For us, consumer technologies represents an overnight demand explosion."

"My experience has been when mottos lead to coffee cups and t-shirts – the program is doomed."

"To me, you’ve broken the CIO Paradox when your CEO leads with IT."

A Charles Dickens quote for CIOs: "Do all the good you can, and make as little fuss about it as possible."

"It’s not enough to have a seat at the table; you have to fill it."

"Trust in IT takes years to build, and seconds to dismantle."

"Here's a CIO Paradox: Be a technology leader, but don't lead with technology."

If you have any tweetable bon mots of your own, please include them in the comments section below. I’d love to grow our collection. 

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