GIO Time Allocation Model
Create the conditions under which others can buy into your vision and be willing to follow you
Peer interviews with a group of GIO’s led to an important takeaway. When asked to rank the most important GIO priorities, the consensus was that people skills, your ability as collaborator, cat-herder, advocate and leader, made up about half of the GIO priority pie. Here are some questions to ask as yourself as a GIO to make sure your are poised to work most successfully with your team:
Do you know what your Emerald City is? If your statewide GIS programs are 100% successful, what will that look like?
Do you have the Yellow Brick Road, the strategic plan, to get there?
Have you articulated that vision to the others in your team and the wider stakeholder community?
Making sure that you are laying out the framework to reach your vision together as a team …
That’s carpe geo!