"There are some companies where the head of the information technology department is considered a leader on par with other C-level execs. But those companies are the exceptions, not the rule."
─ Ben Worthen, WSJ.com business technology blogger
Strongly Agree 19%
Strongly Disagree 3%
Doubts about CIOs' strategic mindset have led many business leaders to consider the role of CIOs as less important than that of other top executives. Some CIOs have a seat at the table, but the dynamic changes from business to business, so there's no telling whether this sentiment will change in the near future.