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Executive Perspective: Inside the Largest Tech Merger and the CIO Lessons Learned

Navigating the largest tech deal in history is serious business. How did two massive tech giants each with entrenched cultures come together to form the world’s largest end-to-end integrated technology company, and what can other CIOs learn from this? Regardless if you’re undergoing a similar integration, the technical and soft skills to navigate the cultural, technical, and operational implications of a merger, re-org, acquisition, or new business model are the same.


With candid insight from the VMware CIO who helped make it happen, this brief gives practical advice for any leader navigating the ins and outs of successful change management. 


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What it Takes to Be a CIO Today – Bask Iyer, CIO VMware

Yesterday's CIO was a service provider that kept the lights on. Today's CIO is a business leader who understands how to maximize the business value of technology throughout the organization. Those who evolve into this new role will remain successful as long as they can balance the competing—yet important—goals of tech visionary with making sure the WiFi is always on. 

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