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CTO Job DescriptionThe Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is responsible for overall direction of all technology functions with the enterprise.  This includes Information Technology applications, communications (voice, data, and wireless), and computing services within the enterprise that impact both the enterprise, its products, and its customers. 

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Janco has just released its update KPI Metrics job description bundle. It has been updated along with KPI Metrics HandiGuide to include issues created with the increased Work From Home (WFH) requirements.  There now are 22 full job descriptions included in the bundle. 

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Top 10 Telecommuting Management Best Practices

Telecommuting environment is complex and needs to be managed

Telecommunication PolicyTop 10 telecommuting best practices have been identified by Janco Associates' consu;tants.  They are:

  1. Have a plan for what each telecommuting employee's work day should
  2. Have every employee report to their manager daily.
  3. Have managers focus on removing obstacles.
  4. Have managers create KPI metrics.
  5. Make sure every manager has at least a weekly video conferences with their team.
  6. Build team morale and keep people focused on business goals.
  7. Monitor security and compliance.
  8. Have the IT help desk focus on telecommuting workforce.
  9. Management team members should engage the teams in discussions about how they will emerge stronger when this incident is over.
  10. C-Level executives should work with their leadership teams and Board of Directors to start shaping a new strategy.

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CIOs cautiously optimistic

Approximately 95,400 net new IT jobs will be created in 2020 even with Covid-19

CIOs have been been interviewed by Janco Associates and has identified 6 major findings.

  1. CIO feel there will be some widespread, but not universal, reductions in the original 2020 IT budgets
  2. CIOs will continue projects already underway (especially larger ones)
  3. CIOs believe new projects not yet started may be delayed or cancelled
  4. CIOs have a sense of resilience and cautious optimism.
  5. CIOs do not have enough confidence in the forecast of business impact to ascertain IT impact. However, this has highlighted the
  6. CIOs believe we need to continue to invest in digital, automation, efficiency and modernization with emphasis and acceleration on already planned digital workplace efforts

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CIO salaries on West are not keeping up with housing cost

Salaries for CIOs on the West Coast are too low

San Jose and San Francisco were the most expensive places to live with median home cost between $918,500 and $1,392,859. At those levels of compensation and housing cost it is almost impossible to find candidates willing to move there with major incentives.

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