Thursday, February 12, 2009

In tough times, CIOs have become a strategic asset!

Chief information officers get sexy - Feb. 12, 2009
There was a time when the geeks who keep a company's tech systems running could get by without knowing the finer details of corporate strategy. You called the chief information officer when you needed a server upgrade, not a strategic plan.

According to Fortune magazine, those days are over. Especially in these difficult times, where budget cuts are rampant with IT no exception. Yet while cutting costs, CIOs have to ensure the smooth technological function of other divisions and help guide the strategic vision of a company. Interesting read.