In the current economic and regulatory environment, there is significant pressure on today’s CIO to not only keep the business running within an allocated budget, but to actively transform a business through the smart deployment of technology. Find out what questions the best CIOs ask and answer when transforming their businesses with process automation.
For years, CIOs have longed to play a more prominent role in strategic enterprise decision-making, a role beyond IT. By presenting themselves less like an technology manager and more like a business innovator, CIOs are more likely to get a seat at the strategic table. Download for more!
Innovations in IT have led IT away from a technology-centric focus to a more business orientated approach. As consumerisation, mobility and other market trends have led to IT emphasising business processes, businesses still struggle to embrace IT as a peer and as an asset. Find out how IT can polish its image within an organisation to deliver financial success.
This report from IDG Research identifies how cloud computing is transforming the CIO’s role and what direction they take their year’s strategy. Technology decision makers are steadily coming to think and act more like their business-unit counterparts, highlighting the steady erosion of the traditional barriers between IT and non-IT leaders. Click to download these insights!
The Enterprise CIO Forum is an online global forum by and for CIOs and IT leaders in the world’s largest multi-national companies. In this summary, find out what it takes to be a transformational CIO and the increasing influential role the Chief Marketing Officer has in the marketplace. Click for more!
Developed by the CIO executive Council in conjunction with Rob Livingstone Advisory, Pathways Advanced is a 12-month CIO delivered, small group, mentor based professional leadership development program. Pathways Advanced brings together best practice, thought leadership and business insights for today’s most promising ICT professionals
When it comes to protecting enterprise data, CIOs and CSOs are at a crossroads. The complexity and prevalence of security threats continue to grow, bolstered by consumer IT and mobility. The business requires and expects total freedom and choice in technology, yet risks come from any number of places: users at their desks, users working from many different mobile devices and unsecured networks, and users downloading applications at will from the Web. Hackers still have many more opportunities to grab enterprise data and are getting smarter by the day. Given the pace of change in our Web-based mobile world, who knows what next month will bring? To learn more read on.
CIOs have never been as business-focused as they are today, often ranking IT investments that contribute to the top-line above other investments. However, despite tightening budgets, CIOs are also investing in future performance. Read more.
This overview of six of the CIO Executive Council’s most important pieces of intellectual capital
represents the thought leadership of literally hundreds of global CIOs spanning over half a
decade. It is intended to convey the Council’s position on the current and future CIO role and
the value that IT should be creating for the enterprise. We hope that it offers the IT community
an intriguing and comprehensive roadmap for continued success.
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