The Changing Role of the CIO: From the periphery to the core

CIOs have a greater focus on contributing to business outcomes; revenue and strategy are a central focus. This report canvassed the opinions of 800 CIOs from around the world, revealing that significant change is afoot and comes at a critical time for today’s CIOs and IT departments as digital technologies reconstruct the business landscape.

It appears that as digital transformation sweeps through industries across the world, the traditional CIO role as a technologist is shifting. Today’s CIO is looking beyond technology and towards the business needs of the organisation itself; their role has a greater focus on revenue and strategy.


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