SIM survey: State of the CIO 2008

Because SIM's annual IT Trends Survey polls many of the world's leading IT executives, it is an excellent indicator of the current state of the CIO role throughout the planet. See six charts that paint of picture of the CIO in 2008.

Because SIM's annual IT Trends Survey polls many of the world's leading IT executives — about 25% of the Global 1000 — it is an excellent indicator of the current state of the CIO role throughout the planet. Checkout the six charts below to see who CIOs are reporting to, how long they've held the position, what part of the organization they came from, and how they spend their time.

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By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.