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Today’s CIO role is evolving more rapidly than ever. Here’s what’s driving it.

EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED If we’re being blunt, CIOs of old were little more than tactically-focused bureaucrats who had to ask others – typically the CEO, CFO, or COO – for budgetary approval. They rarely participated in strategic decision making, as the rest of the leadership group tended to view them in little more than a maintenance role. CIOs of old were largely focused on maximizing uptime, staffing the help desk, and replacing employee laptops every few years. This may have been sufficient when most of an organization’s technology infrastructure was stuck behind a glass wall and was...

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