The Y-Factor: Is IT Ready? Are CIOs Ready?

The Y-Factor: Is IT Ready? Are CIOs Ready?

They are highly mobile and demand constant connectivity. They desire personalization and choice in whatever they do. They work to live, not live to work. They don’t like being paged at 2 am. They change their jobs very quickly. Who are “they”? We’re talking about Gen-Y which is soon to become the bulk of the IT workforce and our future IT leaders. Will we be ready for this IT workforce transformation? Will *they* still be able to deliver IT as expected?


    • Timothy Kasbe, SVP and Chief Information Officer, Sears Holding Corporation
    • John P. Gillispie, COO, Iowa’s Information Technology Enterprise Office, CIO, State of Iowa, Former President of NASCIO

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Timothy Kasbe

Timothy Kasbe, SVP and Chief Information Officer, Sears Holding Corporation

Timothy Kasbe is Chief Information Officer for Sears Holdings Corporation. Sears Holdings was created in connection with the merger of Kmart Holding Corporation and Sears, Roebuck and Co., which was completed on March 24, 2005. The company ... More   View all posts
John P. Gillispie

John P. Gillispie, COO, Iowa's Information Technology Enterprise Office, CIO, State of Iowa, Former President of NASCIO

John P. Gillispie oversees Iowa state government's two key technology operations. As Executive Director of the Iowa Communications Network (ICN), Gillispie oversees management of a unique state-owned fiber optic network, through which Iowan... More   View all posts
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