Topic: changing role of the CIO

Managing the IT Agenda

Information Technology’s (IT) role in the organization is changing. How should a CIO take charge? Step 1: know the trends affecting IT.

The situational CIO

 This paper provides a framework for the new CIO role – one that balances traditional IT operations responsibilities with the emerging strategic demands. PwC calls it the situational CIO.

The New Rules for CIO Success

 This presentation provides insights into the changing IT Management landscape and the imperatives for CIO success.

The New Rules for CIO Success II

This presentation provides insights into the changing IT Management landscape and the imperatives for CIO success. (more/different discussion and slides)

The Leadership Role of the CIO

 This presentation makes the case that a CIO must play a leadership role in risk management.

CIO Job Role and Responsibilities Roadmap

The Federal CIO Roadmap lays out the responsibilities for a Federal CIO. It also lays out the progression of the CIO role over time i.e. how do these responsibilities evolve over time.

CIO Leadership Skills

This research paper examines the role of the CIO and leadership skills required to deliver business value. The research reveals what leadership means to IT professionals by highlighting the skills/capability/competency they believe are critical to the success of the CIO role. The research uses Quinn’s Competing Values Framework on a sample of public sector CIOs.

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Sample IT Strategy Plan

A good IT Strategy Plan that you can use as a template to create your own.

IT Strategy Presentation

This in-depth – 78 pages – presentation goes into just about everything you would have wanted to know about IT Strategy aka business IT alignment (ICT Strategy, IS strategy, IS strategic alignment, IT Alignment, strategic information systems planning (SISP)…)

IT Strategy Example

This is an in-depth information technology strategic planning example that details the process and framework that CIOs can adapt to give direction to their own IT Organizations. Excellent Read!! (200 pages)

IT Strategy Template

Use this template to create an IT strategic plan for your organization – aligning business with IT strategy. IT Strategy Template can be downloaded for free by CIO Index members.