Putting the CIO`s Role in Perspective

By Brian P. Watson  |  Posted 04-03-2008 Print Email


"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%

 Agree                     51%

 Disagree                 27%

 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.


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