A Board Director's Perspective on What IT Has to Get Right

Harvard Business Review

From my experience, I believe that there are four highly interdependent categories of contributions the CIO and IT function should make. Every discussion on the role of IT and CIOs should start with the question: "What are the potential uses of this technology that will guarantee we stay in business?" The biggest opportunities for these companies are simplification and horizontal integration projects. Google''s CIO on How to Make Your IT Department Great.

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