This presentation discusses the relationship between two C-Suite peers – the CIO, and CFO. How does each view the issue of governance, compliance, and risk, where are the differences, and where is there a convergence of views? How can these two work together to provide better governance to the enterprise? Good Read!
This presentation issues a call to action for the CIO – lead the change or get swept by it! The discussion focuses on the forces shaping the future of the IT organization, how, and what they are going to change, and how to deal with them – pro-actively! If you are a CIO who believes in staying ahead of the game, here is some timely advice.
CIO 3.0 is upon us. No longer are CIOs heads of technology, or enabler of business, they are driving business strategy. Is there a need to change the paradigm for the CIO Role to that of a business strategist? Can elements of other business roles help the new CIO? This paper discusses using the "venture capitalist" role as a model for the CIO's stewardship of IT investments. Does it fit? You decide!
CIOs are being asked to become business leaders – is today's CIO ready to handle P&L responsibility? Can a CIO effectively serve on a corporate board? Are CIO's peers ready to accept them as equals? Are CIOs represented on Boards and Committees? These and other questions were posed to CIOs to get their view on the shape of their existence and the path forward. Excellent survey and discussion.
Every day there is a new technology emerges with the potential to fundamentally reshape the business landscape – cloud computing, and big data being the latest entrants. How do these disruptive technologies impact the IT organization and its leader, the CIO? This article discusses this issue.
Chief Information Officers (CIO) are expected to add value. So, is there a profile of a CIO who adds value (versus one that does not!)? The authors' research delves into the factors governing a CIO's ability to drive and deliver value. Excellent read for a CIO who wants to re-tool and become value creating CIO.
This research studied the specific issues facing the Chief Information Officer (CIO) role, how the corporate culture affects their ability to deliver value, and how the alignment between CEO expectations and their understanding of these expectations drives success or failure of the CIO Role.
The author makes the case for a fundamental shift in the Chief Information Officer (CIO) mindset – one that does not practice IT for IT's sake but uses IT to deliver business value. The delivery of business value cannot happen with the current IT Organization and processes. It requires a re-tooling based upon knowledge that is scattered across the business i.e. the CIO will have to traverse organizational boundaries if they want to deliver value. How does the CIO do that? Read On…
The CIO must elevate their game to earn a seat at the C-Suite table – it is good for them and, as research suggests, great for the company they work for!
This paper discusses the role of the chief technology officer (CTO) as a technology focused leader who applies their technology skills to products, services and processes. The history of the CTO role is presented and its responsibilities detailed – by a CTO.