How does leadership evolve in an IT organization? In the old days leadership meant saying, ???Okay, here is our task for at least the next year, and here is the budget. Go build it.??? And leadership was just managing against that. The new leadership really is not about command and control as much as it is about exciting the troops and getting a lot of volunteers motivated. It’s almost like an internal Kickstarter, writes Jet Propulsion Laboratory IT CTO Tom Soderstrom.