The Battle for the Soul of IT

It's no secret that the CIO is losing influence in today's corporate world as other executives gain more control over technology decision-making. Can CIOs transform themselves from infrastructure jockeys into digital symphony conductors, or will other executives become the most influential voices in tech?

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CIOs who try to resist these changes risk ending up as ineffectual figures, overwhelmed by the inexorable tide.

Nearly one-third of non-CIOs feel their CIO has little or no impact, but only 6 percent of the CIOs feel they have little impact.

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