It's 10pm. Do you know who your CIO reports to?

It's 10pm. Do you know who your CIO reports to?

Summary: Or better said, "it's the eleventh hour (balance sheet is heading the wrong way) and your IT is out of synch with your business objectives."  Ex-State of Utah CIO Phil Windley knows why: When budgets were tight, moving the CIO to a CFO reporting relationship must have seemed like a good idea because it made sure that reducing cost was the number one priority.

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Or better said, "it's the eleventh hour (balance sheet is heading the wrong way) and your IT is out of synch with your business objectives."  Ex-State of Utah CIO Phil Windley knows why:

When budgets were tight, moving the CIO to a CFO reporting relationship must have seemed like a good idea because it made sure that reducing cost was the number one priority. It's no wonder, however, that this reduced business alignment. CFOs, as a rule, aren't particularly strategic--that's not their job. 

Topic: CXO

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