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Companies that embrace new digital skills and technologies are more likely to experience higher profits and revenue growth, according to new research by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. They are also likely to have a CIO taking a leadership stance in digital transformation.The research revealed the top seven strategies of CIOs within companies that HBR called “Digital Leaders,” organizations strong in both digital leadership and management.To learn more, download the full report: “Driving Digital Transformation: New Skills for Leaders, New Role for the CIO.”

Here are 7 strategies for the digital executive whether you are the CIO or not.

  1. Be the “trust builder”
  2. Support business led technology
  3. Go the extra mile to foster digital learning
  4. Be the guide to which people turn to
  5. Speak your audiences language
  6. Tell everyone what is possible
  7. Engage external experts to stay current

Source: Infographic: 7 strategies CIOs are using to drive digital transformation | The Enterprisers Project