<span style="line-height: 1.6em;">There are forces at play that might fundamentally change the role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) – a better understanding of strengths and weaknesses of the current CIO role, the need for a business focused, strategy driven leader of the IT function, the advent of game changing technologies such as cloud computing and smart phones – so this research explores both the factors driving this change and their impact on the CIO role and IT Organization.</span><br />
This article tracks the emerging role of the chief information officer (CIO) from a technical steward to a business leader. The author also highlights the requirements of the CIO role to meet the challenges it has faces.
What are the variables that affect a chief information officer’s (CIO) effectiveness? What attributes define an effective CIO? This research study explores this issue to help a CIO understand what it will take to become successful in their role.
This academic paper discusses information management as a discipline using an integrated framework and defines the role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) as an agent in the information management capability of an organization.
The author paints a picture of the challenges facing the CIO role and charts the journey for the CIO going forward. The issue is no longer of survival but of relevance.
This study investigates practices and behaviors that successful CIOs depict and whether leadership theories can help challenged CIOs become successful.
The authors argue that successful CIOs must manage both the quality of delivery of IT services and their cost. The paper lists the top ten challenges faced by CIOs in 2010 and the decade after.
This article paints a picture of the future, the role technology will play in it, and the demands that will be placed on the technology steward aka today’s CIO – What will be on the CIO’s agenda ahead? Will there actually be a CIO in the future?
Today’s employee is tech savvy and armed to the teeth with gadgets – each day this horde grows with new, increasingly more sophisticated devices! How is the CIO to cope with this trend? Is it changing the role of the CIO itself? This research provides insights into this issue – the fundamental drivers of IT consumerization and how the CIO can embrace that force for the good of both the enterprise and the user.
The authors describe a shift in value creation opportunities in the enterprise and make the case for a different response from and skills of a chief information officer (CIO).