What makes a modern, effective CIO? In many organizations this will be a difficult question to answer. The lines between CIO and CTO are often blurred and not every organization employs both roles. Should a CIO be more of a technologist than a business leader or the other way around? Despite the fact that technology is increasingly fundamental to the majority of businesses around the world, there still appear to be variances over the inclusion of CIOs at the board level.
Technological advancements are driving the need for CIOs to adapt and elevate their skill sets. In this article, we look at what it takes to be an effective and successful CIO in today’s rapidly automating, data-driven economy.