The CIO role is not dead; it is evolving. If CIOs fail to keep up with rapidly changing business environments, they risk becoming irrelevant to the rest of the enterprise. This research note provides guidance on:
- The need for the transformation of the CIO.
- A vision for CIOs seeking to ensure their strategic roles.
- An action plan with steps to transform the IT department from a cost center to a strategic enabler.
By reorienting their thinking and taking concrete steps, CIOs can turn themselves into trusted business partners that leverage IT to facilitate enhanced productivity.