There is no longer a one-size-fits-all job description for CIOs, and individuals can flounder in the role unless they understand this. Many organizations have acknowledged this trend. Just look at the proliferation of titles such as CTO, E-Business Architect, and Chief Knowledge Officer – they are clear evidence that the responsibilities of top IT executives don’t always fit neatly in a single package. Still, many CIOs suffer from an acute identity crisis, and turnover among individuals in this top slot continues to be high.
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