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5 articles about the changing role of the CIO

| 23rd June 2014 | No Comments

changing role of the CIO

The changing role of the CIO – where next?

Whilst most roles on the board develop over time, the CIO’s role is changing faster than others due to, amongst other things, the  consumerisation of IT resulting in Shadow IT led by line of business managers who know what they want, how it works and where to get it quicker than going through the IT department.

We have published several articles about the changing role of the CIO and there will no doubt be more to come – here are five that we think best address the current issues.

Are you a fractional CIO?

Chris Gabriel looks at the rise of a new kind of CIO, and identifies the new equation behind successful business aligned technology strategies.

The rise of Shadow IT – should CIOs take umbrage?

Joanne James, VP of International Marketing for Logicalis, takes a closer look at the issue of Shadow IT and the changing role of the CIO.

Rumours of the CIOs’ demise are wildly exaggerated

Chris Gabriel looks at the changing role of the CIO and argues that, far from becoming irrelevant in a new ‘agile business’ reality, the CIO will be more important than ever – driving a services-led transformation of the IT function.

The future of the CIO: What is driving change?

In the second of a series of blogs about the changing role of the CIO and the IT function, Chris Gabriel looks at the business issues that are driving change, and how he expects roles to change.

The future of the CIO: Delivering the ‘pseudo service provider’ IESP model

In the third of a series of blogs about the changing role of the CIO and the IT function, Chris Gabriel looks at some of the changes he expects CIOs to make as they seek to transform IT functions into ‘internal enterprise service providers’.

Joanne Nelson

About Joanne Nelson

Joanne is Vice President of International Marketing with responsibility for corporate strategy, branding and analyst relations across Logicalis. Prior to this appointment in 2008, Joanne had been Vice President of Marketing, heading up the UK marketing department and taking responsibility for the corporate marketing function of the Logicalis Group.

Joanne has over fifteen years of ICT marketing experience. She previously worked at Ericsson Enterprise, and then its spinoff, Damovo, where she was VP Marketing & Communications, across the Group. She had sole responsibility for re-branding the multi-million dollar global Communications Provider (then ranked 36th top global brand, Interbrand, Citigroup, August 2001) and managing the global corporate marketing function across 20 markets worldwide.

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