When James McPartland took on the CIO role at Torchmark Corporation in 2014, he had a big task before him: Show the rest of the business that IT could help drive growth.
Four ways to overcome obstacles and rethink the CIO role
IT leaders each face their own set of obstacles when they try to drive any sort of meaningful innovation at their organizations. But there are four common obstacles that IT leaders tend to encounter when they try to assume more strategic roles, according to a new report.
The research from CIO Strategic Marketing Services /IDG Research Services – pulled from a survey of 100 respondents at the IT director level (and above) at organizations with 1,000 or more employee – shines light on the progress CIOs and other IT executives have made as they step into a more strategic role, as well as the challenges they continue to face.
To learn more about the common obstacles and how rethinking the CIO role might help, download the full report: “CIOs at a Technology and Cultural Crossroads.”
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