Strategic Management of IS/IT Functions: The Role of the CIO

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Strategic Management of IS/IT Functions: The Role of the CIO
Chief information officers (CIOs) have the difficult job of running a function that uses a lot of resources but offers little measurable evidence of its value. Line managers are increasingly assuming responsibility for planning, building, and running information systems that affect their operations. To respond to business and technological changes, CIOs now must build relationships with line managers and assume new and more strategic roles. The strategic role of the CIO is becoming ever more complex, requiring an expansion of the organizational and structural possibilities for filling that role. This paper presents an extensive literature review on the role of the CIO. The research examines CIO role in Norwegian organizations. In this paper, results from a survey of Norwegian CIOs are presented. Norwegian CIOs have on average worked in the current organization for eight years, have worked in information technology (IT) for twelve years, report mostly to the CEO or CFO, and have eleven...
Petter Gottschalk, Nolan J. Taylor
Added 31 Jul 2010
Updated 31 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2000
Authors Petter Gottschalk, Nolan J. Taylor
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