COVID-19 enforces Digital Leadership

CIO and CDO have become crisis managers in the corona crisis. Suddenly digitization, transformation and home office cannot go fast enough – with an impact on the “remote” management style. Managers have to practice the discipline of “Remote Leadership”, because agile and flexible collaboration in cross-functional and decentralized teams is an essential factor for success and survival, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A joint interview with Lutz Tilker, Consultant at Eric Salmon & Partners, and Dirk Altgassen, CDO / CIO of Etex, a group of global industrial companies for Building materials, published in Computerwoche Online.

Translation of the German article, original title: „COVID19 erzwingt Digital Leadership“ published on August 3, 2020.

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