Bhavin Purohit joined as the Group CIO
of Arvind Ltd in January.
With that, technology leadership isn't enough for CIOs
anymore, says David Luce, assistant vice president and CIO
of The Rockefeller Group, a commercial real estate services company based in New York City, and SIM's president-elect for 2005.
If he dumps the CIO
on the CFO, he's also potentially dumping innovation.
Render argues that with portions of a university's support coming from the public sector and the government, it's crucial that the CIO
understand the political landscape.
The substitute amendment adopted during the March 21 Senate Governmental Affairs Committee markup eliminated the federal CIO
position, opting instead for the creation of an Office of Electronic Government at the OMB, headed by a Senate-confirmed administrator.
If only the CIO
had never formed, they seem to suggest, then perhaps a militant, grassroots unionism would have tapped the well-spring of workers' anger and resulted in a genuine restructuring of American society.
The ER-2 flights also passed through thin horizontal sheets of enhanced CIO
, which appeared over the temperate latitudes as far south as the Caribbean.
Ellen Barry, CIO
, Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority
That was certainly the case a few years ago at American Security Insurance, according to CIO
Tom Smith, CRM, CCIP.
The third type of CIO
is the "technology opportunist," an executive responsibility that has grown from the demands of e-business.
The CEO must act as the captain; the CIO
must function as both a change agent and an organizational architect - a "business partner" in a very real and practical sense.