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Chief Information Officer

What is the Chief Information Officer
(CIO)? The title Chief Information Officer .
(CIO) was first used inside the information
technology department and function to identify the person responsible for all Information IT Job Descriptions
Technology functions within the enterprise. At many enterprises, the term CIO is still used in
The job descriptions contained within
this way. the Internet and Information Technology
Position Descriptions HandiGuide®
At the same time job tenure is only between 4 to 5 years. Less than it is for other top level each are two to six typed pages long
executives. with the following sections: Position
Purpose; Problems & Challenges;
Essential Position Functions; Principle
IT leadership has always been important, but given the challenges facing higher education, it Accountabilities; Authority; Contacts;
is essential for not only cost-effective operations but long-term strategic success. The CIO is Position Requirements; and Career
Ladder in a standard format
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CIOs and CTOs of the Future
IT Salary Survey
The CIOs and CTOs of face many challenges. The CIOs and CTOs who will succeed will
have a common set of skills. The IT Salary Survey draws on data
collected throughout the year by
extensive interviews, internet-based
• CIOs and CTOs will be both visionary and pragmatic - It is not enough to plan for survey data, and survey forms
innovation, they need to be perceptive and realistic. As an insightful manager they completed by businesses throughout
the United States and Canada.
prompts a broad technology agenda to help the business profit from leading-edge
initiatives. At the same time as a pragmatist, they deal with the realities of the More...
business. The pragmatist also facilitates the productivity of current IT solutions. The
CIO and CTO focuses on minimizing cost and maximizing results, in addition they help
to increase the customer and product/service base of the enterprise.
• CIOs and CTOs will be focus on ROI improvement of IT - CIOs and CTOs will find new ways to help customers
and the organization profit from how data is used while focusing on managing budgets and processes to eliminate
or reduce costs.
• CIOs and CTOs will inspire the enterprise and expand the business impact of IT – CIOs and CTOs will have
proven expertise in both business and technical facets of their role. they will interact with the enterprise and its
executive team as enterprise leaders and drive new business initiatives and shifts jointly the other members of the
executive team.

Role of CIO and CTO

The role of the CIO and CTO is changing as more enterprises more towards a "Value Added" role for the Information
Technology function. Those changes are depicted in the detail job descriptions that have been created for all of the
functions with IT -- especially for the CIO and CTO. The table below depicts several of those changes.

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