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#070: How to Win as aCIO and Financial Leader-with Bob Fecteau, CIO of SAIC
My guest for this episode is Bob Fecteau who is the CIO of SAIC. SAIC is a 15000 employee $4.0 billion publicly traded company. He is one of the four top people who travels to Wall Street to report on the company performance along with the CEO, CFO and COO. He signs off on the SOX control documents for his publicly traded company. From my perspective of working with and interviewing hundreds of CIOs, he is a visionary, and is one of the best in the profession. He is a giver who wants to elevate the whole profession and share his wisdom. Here are a few highlights from our conversation. I think every early, mid and late career CIO with gas in the tank will benefit from listening to Bob's perspective as it rang true for me. Here are the quick wins for you. I warn you that you will want to take notes on this one because as I read through the show notes I had a difficult time choosing which points to put in this list because there were so many. I encourage you to go to the show notes page at www.redzonetech.net to see the show transcript and see the links to vendors and programs we discussed. Painting the visionary picture of what is the art of the possible His perspective of the role of the CIO and Finance. His perspective of how he uses labor and time savings that has made is big difference for ROI and TCO calculations for technology investments. What it means to be state of art versus State of Market with technology investments We discuss his role with Compliance We discuss his belief of the role of the CIO and innovation The top 3 skills a CIO must have: Analytical, Financial, and Commnic What is means to own the problem Important CIO Tools he uses that I thought were right on His approach to Total Cost Accounting or an ERPC for CIOs and the tools he is using he is testing called Apptio.com What it means to have consistent artifacts as a CIO