<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 />
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 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?
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).
The CIO’s dilemma consists of two forces pushing the role and the business benefit in opposite directions. The first force is simplifying what used to be challenging. The second force clears the path for more strategic value and promises more clout and responsibility than CIOs have ever had before. The best CIOs are beginning to act as chief innovation and process officers.
This research paper introduces a model that links the CIO role with organizational performance and highlights the critical factors contributing to the chief information officer (cio) role and ultimately, IT success.
What distinguishes a hi-impact CIO from their peers? The author presents the core characteristics that make the difference between also rans and CIOs who are seen by their business partners as being up to today’s challenges.
This presentation defines the ideal CIO and compares them to CIOs in practice, discusses the challenges for CIOs to succeed and questions if they can.