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Why shareholder value should be key driver of tech strategy

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New book features precious advice for non-technical CEOs

CEOs have to have to view tech investments by way of the lens of the worth they give to shareholders, suggests a CTO who has authored a new book on generating the most of your IT investments.

Speaking to Tech Check, Andrew Hampshire, pictured higher than, suggests that in his do the job as CTO for asset management firm Gresham Residence, he routinely satisfies CEOs who are disappointed by their incapability to progress their organisations by way of know-how, which they usually attribute to their very own deficiency of tech-savvy competencies.

Hampshire has penned the book, Creating Benefit Through Technologies, to assistance give advice to enterprise leaders to glimpse from the viewpoint of shareholder worth fairly than by way of a know-how lens.

He tells Tech Check affiliate editor Cristina Lago that shareholder worth can include things like money and non-money factors of enterprise.

“Clearly valuation is centered on revenue, income, money or credit card debt. But it also factors [in] other considerations… like brand, reputation, current market positioning or your unique selling proposition,” he suggests.

Browse the comprehensive job interview on Tech Check.