IT Management Slideshow: CIOs and Lawyers: A Match Made in Heaven or Hell?

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 05-23-2012
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Can We Talk?

Can We Talk?

51 percent of respondents said that they have conversations about IT functions with the CIO at least once a month -- a number Gartner says is far too low.
When was the last time you spoke with your company's Chief Legal Officer (CLO)? Did you even know there was one? A survey of 70 CLOs conducted by research firm Gartner reveals that the CIO's relationship with the CLO goes a long way toward having a positive impact on company operations. If you're among those CIOs who don't communicate with their CLO or chief legal counsel, you're not alone. In fact, the vast majority of survey respondents say their company's CIO has little to no communication with them. Here are 10 good reasons why working closely with your CLO can help your company, and your career.


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