CIO Brett Lansing advises leaders to respect creativity at all levels, establish idea-sharing forums, empower teams to lead, ensure a workforce focus on strategic goals, and challenge the status quo. Leaders must welcome, review, and give feedback on ideas. Lansing credits this approach to building strong followership for earning him Dallas CIO of the Year in 2022.
Open source leaders are pushing for permanent government financing to maintain open source projects. They argue that as government oversight is vital to the national