How CIOs can drive change by setting a vision

Where Wayne Shurts goes, change happens.

And it usually happens fast.

So it’s no surprise that he constantly hears the question: “Why are we doing this?”

He’s heard it countless times during his career. It’s symptomatic of a transformational CIO. As all leaders will attest, change is uncomfortable for many employees, and “why?” becomes the usual response when they hear big overhauls are on the horizon.

But how Shurts has reacted to that question — and embraced the reasons behind his answers — is what sets him apart from most IT leaders today.

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