The rise of new technology is transforming the way we work—it’s no longer a question of when or if organizational leadership will change as a result, but how. One of the most significant shifts in roles is occurring for the CIO. As the technological environment changes, it is inevitable that adaptions to the role of the CIO—and the interplay between the business and IT organizations—shift as well.
In a series of conversations with IT and finance executives across the country, we discussed the changing dynamic between business and IT, and the increasing expectation for the CIO to convey business value between the business and IT organizations. The research reveals that the CIO must now act as a Value Broker—and that this contributes to the transformation of the CIO in 2015 and beyond.