IT is ingrained in every facet of the modern corporation. From marketing to receivables, there are systems in place that IT developed or currently maintains. This deep integration with business units makes the CIO one of the few corporate officers with comprehensive knowledge of the entire organization's processes and practices. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives, explains how CIOs can use their unique position and knowledge to drive innovation — and to ensure that they get a seat at the executive table.
For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the "Transcript" link underneath the video or you can read the article that this episode was based on: Innovation: The CIO's secret weapon.
Jason Hiner has nothing to disclose. He doesn't hold investments in the technology companies he covers.
Jason Hiner is Global Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Global Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.