CIO won't sell organization on a value he doesn't believe himself
When the CEO picks a CIO who is not an IT person and who only sees IT as a cost center, the organization gets the message that IT is not something that can strategically drive the business. When the CEO gets rid of IT execs who came up through the ranks and who understand the value add of IT, the writing is on the wall. That is the situation where I used to work, and it is a blessed relief to be out of such a toxic environment.
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