Topic: role of the CIO

The 2010 State CIO Survey

This paper presents the results of a survey of 40 state CIOs on topics ranging from IT Governance to emerging technologies.

2010 CIO Agenda

What is the 2010 CIO Agenda? CIO Jury of 450 has spoken in this KPMG survey: "CIOs envision a shift in focus from cost efficiency and compliance to value creation and innovation."

Harvey Nash CIO survey 2010

 Harvey Nash CIO survey 2010 finds that communication and influence are now regarded as the most important skills for IT leaders in 2010.

Is it Time for a Chief Privacy Officer?

 Information is the lifeblood of ANY organization. Public confidence is the foundation for shareholder value. Is it time to create a dedicated role to protect information to maintain public confidence?

The 21st Century CIO

This paper discusses the journey – sometimes very rough! – of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) role and their IT organizations they lead. What lies ahead? What are the new requirements being placed on the role? How can/should a CIO respond? The author discusses the options to structure the IT Organization to support the 21st century organization and the change in the CIO role that must accompany.

Top 10 CIO Concerns

 Top 10 CIO Concerns discusses top CIO issues and how to address them.

CIO – Caretaker or Change Agent?

 Are CIOs focused on business IT alignment or operations? Does a CIO’s focus on the latter result in lost value? This study finds that CIOs are focused on operations neglecting business IT alignment…

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.

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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.