This paper, written in 1999, examined the evolution of the CIO role and speculated on its future direction. Did these predictions come true? You be the judge!
Topic: Chief Information Officer
This report examines the role of CIOs in restructuring how work is conducted throughout the organization.
This presentation tracks what should be top CIO concerns (2008, 2009 +) based upon the issues their leaders/bosses CEOs are facing. Then it translates those concerns into action items for CIOs
An excellent essay on the changing/emerging/evolving role of the CIO.
What is your job description. If it is not too late to get that down, this is a good place to start!
Is the Chief "information" officer role evolving to Chief "Process" Officers? What is the imperative for this move? How will it happen?
A framework for business IT alignment.
A good IT Strategy Plan that you can use as a template to create your own.
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)…)
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)
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.
No business will ever reach the goal of “business and IT alignment”. Should this discourage you from pursuing business and IT alignment? NO! It is a worthy goal to pursue. Indeed, it is a critical one to pursue. You might never reach alignment but you can take steps to get ever closer. This requires a process. Often, we ignore the fact that business and IT alignment is a process. This process does not have a starting point nor does it have an end. It is a series of “learn and do” cycles that incrementally get towards alignment. Let me explain.
There are many definitions of IT Strategy. Which one is true?