The role of CIO has become a position with the potential to act as an executive advisory for the entire company, with most CIOs now understanding the entire business strategically and tactically. The CIO’s domain often includes many different reports, and extensive collaboration occurs with sales, marketing, product strategy, and operations, which creates this unique opportunity to be the force that brings about increased efficiency and greater customer insight.
With centralized leadership and infrastructure for data management, enterprises can achieve great outcomes by getting a unified view of the organization and eliminating multiple silos of non-integrated activities. As leaders for improving IT processes across the enterprise, CIOs are singularly positioned to:
- Ensure that users have access to the right tools and data for achieving faster and more effective analysis and decision-making
- Promote strong line of business & IT partnerships for positive outcomes
- Provide insight-driven recommendations to executive leadership, making greater use of single source of truth data to anticipate changing market conditions and new opportunities
The CIO has a significant opportunity to emerge as the business transformer for the enterprise, particularly by ensuring that centralized data management and intelligence processes become key aspects of corporate goals and culture. By integrating the organization’s applications, the CIO can fast track their company’s growth all while saving time and capital.
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