Whilst most roles on the board develop over time, the CIO's role is changing faster than others due to, amongst other things, the consumerisation of IT resulting in Shadow IT led by line of business managers who know what they want, how it works and where to get it quicker than going through the IT department.
We have published several articles about the changing role of the CIO and there will no doubt be more to come - here are five that we think best address the current issues.
Chris Gabriel looks at the rise of a new kind of CIO, and identifies the new equation behind successful business aligned technology strategies.
Joanne James, VP of International Marketing for Logicalis, takes a closer look at the issue of Shadow IT and the changing role of the CIO.
Chris Gabriel looks at the changing role of the CIO and argues that, far from becoming irrelevant in a new ‘agile business’ reality, the CIO will be more important than ever – driving a services-led transformation of the IT function.
In the second of a series of blogs about the changing role of the CIO and the IT function, Chris Gabriel looks at the business issues that are driving change, and how he expects roles to change.
In the third of a series of blogs about the changing role of the CIO and the IT function, Chris Gabriel looks at some of the changes he expects CIOs to make as they seek to transform IT functions into ‘internal enterprise service providers'.