Careers Slideshow: The Future of the CIO

By Edward Cone  |  Posted 06-16-2010
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The Future of the CIO

The Future of the CIO

"CIOs often struggle to achieve the same acceptance and standing of their C-level counterparts." Louie Ehrlich, CIO of Chevron.
The CIO Executive Council, an IDG project involving over 1,400 IT leaders at some 750 global enterprises, has released its "Future-State CIO" initiative, which attempts to define the CIO role in the years ahead. The promise: "Strategies and tactics for CIOs to grow their competencies from a function head role, to a business strategist position within their organization, and gain a seat at the executive table."
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Ed Cone has worked as a contributing editor at Wired, a staff writer at Forbes, a senior writer for Ziff Davis with Baseline and Interactive Week, and as a freelancer based in Paris and then North Carolina for a wide variety of magazines and papers including the International Herald Tribune, Texas Monthly, and Playboy. He writes an opinion column in his hometown paper, the Greensboro News & Record, and publishes the semi-popular EdCone.com weblog. He lives in North Carolina with his wife, Lisa, two kids, and a dog.


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