A CIO must constantly evaluate how to allocate her most valuable asset, time. Time is money. According to Gartner’s CIO Survey, high-performing, time-savvy CIOs can realize a 5 percent “time bonus,” which translates to two hours a week or more than 100 hours per year.
The latest cycle of business transformation is going to be led by digital. CIOs have a great opportunity to leverage digital to create an environment that supports their organization’s goals today, anticipates future needs and allows the enterprise to focus on business transformation.
Digital transformation digs deep into an organization’s ecosystem. New technologies – from socially enabled organizations to the cloud to predictive analytics to embedded sensors – now answer business problems in this brave new world.
Over the last year we have asked senior IT executives from almost every industry to discuss how the role of the CIO is changing. Members of the media as well as industry thought leaders provided insights into how CIOs and IT departments are adjusting to the new realities of today’s corporate environment.
At a recent Executive Women in IT luncheon co-hosted by the CIO Executive Council and Dell Services, almost 40 leading women in IT gathered to discuss what it means to be trailblazers and risk-takers in today’s global IT business environment.