With digital data increasingly driving performance, it takes a strong, forward-thinking champion to make sure your organisation embraces that shift effectively, says Nick Easen, writing for Raconteur.
These days the role of chief information officer (CIO) goes way beyond overseeing your company’s computer technology. With businesses from all sectors adopting a digital-first strategy, the CIO holds a transformational position.
As the value of physical assets dwindles, every section of your business could soon be dependent on technological solutions, from finance and human resources, to production and delivery of goods and services. You only need to look at online companies like Airbnb for accommodation, LinkedIn for recruitment, Uber for transport and Netflix in television to see which way the wind is blowing.