The profile of the CIO is changing - but all executives need to understand technology.
A survey by Forrester Research asked who is the most important senior leader in driving or supporting business transformation, and the top answer was the CIO – ahead even of the CEO.
The need for digital innovation to create a more customer-centric approach is clear. It means the CIO is arguably becoming the most important role in many companies. And it is also one of the fastest changing – something that CIOs need to very quickly get to grips with.
As Computer Weekly wrote recently: “IT departments have yet to grasp the way they have to change.”
If you are a CIO and spend most of your time thinking about enterprise resource planning (ERP) programs, datacenters, networks and driving down operating costs, your world may be about to change.
See the full article on the Computer Weekly website.