An interview in CIO Dive with Justin Hoss, KPMG U.S. National Technology Sector Leader - Life Sciences
The role of the CIO is changing, but that's old news.
Management of shadow IT, the rise of the chief digital officer and changing technologies have shaken the foundation of many CIO offices, according to a Harvey Nash and KPMG survey of almost 4,000 IT leaders.
As technology serves a more critical function in business than ever, the CIO's presence on the board, confidence in strategy and fulfillment have declined year-over-year. But change doesn't have to be a bad thing, and some experts believe these changes herald a new age of CIOs — the "transformational CIO."
As CIOs and IT leaders have focused on disrupting the business, many have failed to disrupt themselves, according to Justin Hoss. Businesses are swimming in information, but what they don't need is someone to focus on information: They need a leader for innovation and insight.
Read CIOs, is it time to disrupt yourself? on the CIO Dive website.