SYSTEMS: Blaming the failings of a company to keep up with technological innovation on the shoulders of a single individual might be a bit harsh. But perhaps the very structure of senior management and their responsibilities (not least the CIO) is a serious issue in many businesses. Read more on Venture Beat.
We see new technologies - from wearables to eye-tracking smartphones - emerge and promise to wedge their way into business environments.
Unfortunately, most firms will struggle to build on and benefit from these IT innovations.
The presence of a chief information officer might be to blame.
In a troubling number of organizations, the CIO is left to oversee the majority of decisions pertaining to IT, while the rest of the executive team gets a free pass on their technological incompetence. As technology becomes the epicenter of almost all business functions, technophobic C-suites are stifling their companies’ potential.
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