How to be a great CIO

So this article showed up in email (go figure) and it was so good I had to post it.

I think the article misses out on not giving more consideration to outsourcing as a real way to improve IT while reducing costs.  Its not the ideal solution, but can be a very effective way to end a dysfunctional system and is worthy of more in depth thought.

Nevertheless, every CIO should read this, if they expect to survive.

Kill the CIO! | The Register

Their savvy CIOs are fully fledged members of the management team, able to couch technology expenditure in real business terms, and are not afraid to quantify risk, manage and mitigate it. In short, they lead.

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Published in: on October 16, 2007 at 2:41 pm  Leave a Comment  

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