IT leadership today is a far cry from a decade ago – even five years ago. But while CIOs and IT professionals are being asked to do far more under the same job titles they’ve always had, a lot of these demands are implicit, not explicit.
CBR looks at exactly what’s expected today, and how it differs from the past.
IT must drive the business
Traditionally, IT has been responsible for maintaining the ICT infrastructure, being called in when things go wrong. Not anymore.
Today the business wants more of the IT budget to be spent on new technologies, so the CIO and his team must cut maintenance costs in order to spend more on innovation.