TechTarget | In today’s business landscape, companies must invest in succession planning as a means to stay competitive and be successful. But, succession planning isn’t simply knowing who is next in line to be CEO. “I view succession planning as being a process that really allows an organization to continuously recruit and make ready their [talent] pipeline,” said Michael McGowan, former Managing Director, Leadership and Talent. Read more from McGowan as he weighs in on what it takes to make an effective succession management strategy.