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.Chart 1
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