January 22, 2020 | Written by: Birgitte Møller Bjørnskov
Categorized: Business | CIO
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The world is in a “golden age” of technological advancements. Both personal and organizational relationships are reimagined through digitization. These years enterprises embrace collaboration and commerce by exponentially empowering new connections among expansive ecosystems of employees, customers and partners; this era demands that businesses reinvent themselves within, and on the cloud. Furthermore, a new kind of Chief Information Officer (CIO) is emerging, possessing visionary thought fueled by business acuity and flexibility.
Most business leaders understand the importance of technology when striving to gain customers, market shares and profitability. However, to sustain customer-centric monetization models, the C-suite – especially CIOs –need to pursue opportunities that yield differentiated business value through new technology.
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CIOs must evolve to lead successfully during the digital era
It’s a new world, one in which the “I” in CIO is no longer just about “information,” but also about innovation, ideation, investment and social interactions. CIOs require renewed strategic wherewithal to:
- Apply artificial intelligence to drive workload transformation within the IT organization and the business.
- Drive relevancy by building collaboration within and beyond traditional dimensions.
- Construct secure infrastructures that protect resources and assets.
- Broker new ideas, anticipating future events and acting with agility.
If you’re curious to learn how reinventing the CIO role can give a business the cutting edge they need, you can download the “20/20 vision for the 2020 CIO”-report by following the link below:
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at BMOELLER@dk.ibm.com