A significant impact of the cloud revolution has been the rise of a subscription economy. Vendors have prospered from this model, and their valuations are now based on recurring revenue...
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CIO to CRO – Chief Revolution Officer?
Thankfully, in this age of “build ‘em up, knock ‘em down” business models, where organisations have to keep a weather eye on the market and potentially disruptive new entrants (what price “Porter’s Five Forces Model” these days?) at a massively increased pace over even ten years ago, we now see IT in its true light – strategic driver.
I don’t want to wander into the world of “DevOps” in this little missive. I’m more interested in how the world of the CIO has changed through various phases:
Board-level ‘glorified IT Manager’
Board-level executive with responsibility for anything which is touched by a computer
Board-level interface between peers and the IT function
Soon-to-be-replaced-by-Chief Marketing Office Board member
Chief Revolution Officer
This has gone through an increasing wave of responsibility, through a minor hiccup to the point now where the role of a CIO is becoming more entrepreneurial and a key driver of the business. The CIO holds the “keys to the kingdom” in terms of a panoramic view of what is available in the IT and services market and the team which can be managed, directed, coerced or pushed towards delivering the new orthodoxy in a business.