Careers Slideshow: What Kind Of CIO Are You?

By Eric Lundquist  |  Posted 07-09-2010
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What Kind Of CIO Are You?

What Kind Of CIO Are You?

Top CIO Archetypes The GatekeeperThe Beancounter's ApprenticeThe Radar OperatorThe CheerleaderVendor's Friend Or Foe Top CIO Archetypes The CopChief WidgeteerThe PolitickerThe NetworkerThe Futurist
What kind of CIO are you? A Gatekeeper? A Beancounter's Apprentice? The Chief Widgeteer? Most likely you're already saying "all of the above…and so much more." While the day-to-day functions of the CIO can vary based on organizational structure, industry vertical and size of enterprise - among other factors - we've identified 10 CIO archetypes, and what you need to know about them.
Since 1996, Eric Lundquist has been Editor in Chief of eWEEK, which includes domestic, international and online editions. As eWEEK's EIC, Lundquist oversees a staff of nearly 40 editors, reporters and Labs analysts covering product, services and companies in the high-technology community. He is a frequent speaker at industry gatherings and user events and sits on numerous advisory boards. Eric writes the popular weekly column, 'Up Front,' and he is a confidant of eWEEK's Spencer F. Katt gossip columnist.


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