The New Role of the CIO
The issues that CIOs care most about are ones that will both lead to competitive advantages and ensure that their companies and data are secure and efficient. The technology they choose to employ must provide an advantage but it must also meet the needs of users.
Doing business in today’s market requires an almost omniscient understanding of all aspects of the organisation.
Most executives have an understanding of the various parts of their enterprise, but the CIO is in a unique position to view the entire business and apply effective technology solutions. CIOs have the opportunity to formulate an effective growth strategy for their organisation by combining business knowledge with deep technology expertise.