Role and Responsibilities of the CIO 2020

THE ROLE OF THE CIO: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Here at the CIO WaterCooler, we consider the role of Chief Information Officer to be one of the most important roles within the executive teams.  In today's business landscape enterprises need to not only cope but thrive in a state of constant change, the rate of which increases exponentially.  The key component allowing that change is technology, and all companies need someone to manage that change, while providing an environment that doesn't hinder innovation but protects the business from a lack of governance.

What are the responsibilities of the CIO?

The responsibilities of an IT leaders can be broken down in lots of ways, and in many enterprises they responsibilities can spread amongst other related roles such as the chief data officer, chief digital officer, chief information security officer and IT director; the list can be endless.   However, often these can be found under the umbrella of the CIO.  And all of areas are interlinked.

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