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.
The Future-State CIO is a chief information office who has built a sound foundation of operational excellence, aligned IT with the business and enabled initiatives that transform how the enterprise operates, Building on this foundation and the credibility it created, the future-state CIO then devotes more time (in fact, the majority of his or her focus) to the role of business strategist— driving business strategy and innovation for competitive advantage. The CIO will act not just as a function head and transformation enabler, but as a co-leader of the business in identifying and capitalizing on new possibilities to deliver value with information. Read on.
Bruce Dahlgren is a senior vice
president of the Managed Enterprise
Solutions (MES) Global Business
Unit within the HP’s Imaging
& Printing Group (IPG). Bruce and
his team oversee IPG’s Managed
Print Services business, lead
enterprise market and solutions
development and manage IPG’s
global enterprise business. A
25-year veteran of the IT industry,
Bruce’s in-depth industry knowledge
and expertise is a driving
force behind MES and its strategy.
MES leverages its services
and solutions to take a consultative
approach to help enterprise
customers address their unique
imaging, printing and information
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