11 days ago

Why the IT4IT™ Standard is Key to Driving Business Value for CIOs

Link: https://blog.opengroup.org/2019/11/26/why-the-it4it-standard-is-key-to-driving-business-value-for-cios/

Forrester predicted that 2019 would be the year of rebuilding foundations and measured innovation for the CIO. As part of this, they suggested that CIOs not put the proverbial ‘cart’ before the ‘horse’, and to focus on providing solid foundations while taking a measured approach to innovation. Yet despite the guidance to focus on practicality, many CIOs still aspire to be seen as a technology evangelist and to work with smart business partners to create major change within the organization. This has left many CIOs at a stalemate in regards to their role and responsibilities, especially as the CEO and CDO roles continue to evolve.