The CIO role will not die because the business needs to know IT

It’s the whole point of this blog: if technology can be purchased like a utility on-demand, is the CIO position disappearing and what is the future of technology leadership?

The end point, apparently, is a world where individual business units take responsiblity for IT decision making. But is that a realistic end point?

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What do you do in your first 90 days as a CIO?

What do you do when you first become CIO? Suck up to the boss, suck up to the team or something else?

Jonathan Reichental is approaching his first 90 days as the CIO of O’Reilly Media and he has outlined five tips for surviving the first three months in-situ:

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The rise of the executive generalist

There’s a lot of talk about line-of-business and how executives from different areas have to listen, and then play, to the demands of leaders from other areas. That’s true but the status quo is also more subtle than that.

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