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Tina Nunno
Vice President & Distinguished Analyst
16 years at Gartner
16 years IT Industry

Tina Nunno is a research vice president in Gartner's CIO Research group based in Stamford, Connecticut. Ms. Nunno is responsible for conducting research and developing publications aimed at helping CIOs and their organizations around the world improve their performance and contribution. Read Full Bio

Avoid the “All or Nothing” Strategy

by Tina Nunno  |  August 14, 2015

Do you want it all, some, or nothing? If we’re talking chocolate, I’m a want-it-all kind of person. Gummy Bears, then none, thank you very much. Please don’t ask me why. Gummies are cute and everything, but they don’t do a thing for me. With chocolate, I never yield. When it comes to these types of […]

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Your Improvements on the Wolf Quiz

by Tina Nunno  |  August 3, 2015

There is always room for improvement. To date, over 6,700 of you have taken the Wolf Quiz associated with my book, “The Wolf in CIO’s Clothing” and many of you have had great suggestions for improvement. Quite a few of you have suggested additional animals that should have been on the Extreme Animal Profile model. If you […]

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Are You in The Protection Business?

by Tina Nunno  |  March 19, 2015

Are You in the Protection Business? As a leader, are you in the “protection business?” Yes, I’m aware of the cliche nature of my raising this topic as an Italian-American. Go ahead, get the Mafia jokes out of your system. It’s completely understandable. I’ll wait… Okay, now that we have that taken care of; are […]

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Are You a Badger, Nice, or Both?

by Tina Nunno  |  March 12, 2014

Last week I had the pleasure of being invited to speak about my book at the Fusion CIO-CEO Symposium in Madison, Wisconsin. While I have made a few trips to the great state of Wisconsin, this was my first trip to Madison. It snowed while I was there (please see my previous blog post for […]

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Even the Wolf is Tired of Bad Weather

by Tina Nunno  |  March 4, 2014

Recently, a good friend sent me the following picture and I felt compelled to share it with you.  For those of you from outside the US and not familiar with the local context, please allow me to explain. In a popular piece of American folklore, many believe that if a Pennsylvania groundhog, lovingly named Punxutawney Phil, sees […]

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Why the “Why” in Wolf-dom Matters Most

by Tina Nunno  |  January 9, 2014

Happy new year everyone! I hope that you all had a wonderful new year and are enjoying the start of 2014. I’d like to begin by thanking everyone who wrote in before the holidays and asked for a stuffed wolf toy and complimentary copy of the Wolf in CIO’s Clothing book. I am happy to report […]

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Your Input and Stuffed Wolves – Priceless!

by Tina Nunno  |  December 10, 2013

During Symposium we gave away wolves to Executive Programs members who attended a special session in the Member Lounge. At one of those sessions, I asked the group of CIOs, “Tell the truth, who is here just for the stuffed wolves and not to meet me?” Half of the group raised their hands. While I […]

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Why the world and IT need predators

by Tina Nunno  |  October 31, 2013

First I’d like to thank the many CIOs who have already read my book, Wolf in CIO’s Clothing and taken the Wolf Quiz to find out what extreme animals they are. If you have not already taken the quiz, please feel free to do so at the following website. Hundreds of people already have, and soon I’ll […]

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The Wolf in CIO’s Clothing eBook is Ready!

by Tina Nunno  |  October 4, 2013

Yes, it has been a while since my last blog post. Before I blogged again, I wanted to be sure to finish the book I asked your input on, and which you so generously provided. The book is now ready to go, so for good or bad, I am back to the blog! Before doing anything else I […]

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We Have a Book Title – Now We Need a Book Cover!

by Tina Nunno  |  July 23, 2013

In my first blog post I shared with you my intention to write a book on Machiavellian politics and strategies for CIOs. As many of you know, I have few boundaries regarding what I will say, so some may believe this book project to be ill-advised. I am guaranteed to create headaches for our editorial team whom […]

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