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Jul 16th, 2014
8:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Sound Room
Mountain Time

Communicating effectively is vital to successfully leading IT in alignment with institutional mission. Accomplished CIOs actively hone skills for dialoguing with stakeholders and colleagues, building consensus, negotiating a business case, and presenting their professional persona through social media or a résumé. This topic examines communication approaches, studying how context and culture influence success of conveying a message.


  • Recognize communication styles and understand what works best in different contexts
  • Explore ways to use their communication style best to meet a given environment
  • Navigate how to translate technical information in a way that resonates as business language