Cio Roles

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Abstract1
Introduction (The Role of the CIO)2
The CIO ability to think strategically and properly align IT with ………………………………………………………………3 Aligning IT with the specific needs of the enterprise …………………………………………….4 How innovation and creativity play a role ………………………………………………………… CIO knowledge of the Business …………………………………………………………………… How cloud computing play a vital role …………………………………………………………… CIO as the investor of the enterprise resources.

Staying competitive with emphasis on customer relationship managment Why substainabikity, technology and Economic Pragmatism matters The importance of CIO being able to measure and manage customer value and profitability Conclusion9

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Abstract

Technology is constantly changing and as a result businesses have to remain flexible, which may entail them changing the way they operate. With the rapid changing businesses conditions, Technology is constantly changing requiring businesses to be able to be flexible . As our world learn to focus on ways In the face of rapidly changing business conditions and continuously evolving IT, however, organizations have yet to learn how to develop an effective IT strategy

The purpose of the paper is to discuss the role of the CIO in effective information technology strategic planning through corporate governace. This paper discuss the various functions in which the CIO must fulfill and be proficiency in when it comes to aligning IT based on the organization’s strategic plan. But in order for the CIO to be successful, it is important that the organization has a strategic plan that identifies its mission and vision so that the CIO can be successful at aligning IT with the organization’s needs. Some functions of the CIO has changed over the course of the years. Some of these functions include such thing as aligning IT with the business strategy, strategic planning, ensuring customer management relationship, enterprise resource investment, being creative when it comes to innovation, and other functions that will be addressed. The CIO must do this to ensure that the informatioin order to meet an organization’s strategy management goals, he/she must successful align the organization’s IT with the organization. With such changes in the role of CIO, they are taking on more and more responsibility within the organization such as .XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXx.

Introduction
There has been a lot of speculation about what should be the role of the Chief Information Office (CIO). The CIO basically is the nucleus or the center of any company. They work closely with many business executives strategizing about future technology that is needed to ensure that the business can operate and stay competitive, thus making or increasing its revenues. The CIO has a very demanding yet important job. According to many definitions, the CIO is the head of information technology, responsible for all information technology functions within an organization. However, over the course of the years, the role of the CIO has changed dramatically. It has transitioned from being known for the management of information systems on a day-to-day basis to more of a role of strategic planning which entails aligning the information technology with the organization’s business needs. Therefore, there are many facets to the role of the CIO. With the rapid change of innovation or technology, the CIO role keeps changing. Today, the CIO has taken on several other responsibilities which include aligning information technology with the business needs, planning the enterprise architecture, managing strategic cost for IT finances, customer relationship management, just to name a few. The CIO today sits more at the management level. Even though today there seems to still be confusion as to what the CIO should be responsible for, the demand from the CIO’s job has become quite important since...
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