The Chief Information Officer title is relatively new. It replaces such titles as Director of Information Technology, and Director of data processing (really old). A quick way to look inside this job title is to review a brief research study done by CIO Magazine. You can find it at this URL:
Look down the screen for their Research Reports. You will see this listing:
Click on “All Research Reports”
There you will find “State of the CIO 2006”
That is the research report to read. It should just take you a few minutes, but it will give you a solid overview of how this job is viewed.
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