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This week’s five: CIOs – The true business transformers.

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This week’s five: CIOs – The true business transformers.
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This week’s five is a weekly column on five recent reads from all over the web. This week, we’ll talk about the  chief information officers.

“More and more, every company is becoming a technology company. We CIOs are the leaders and stewards of this new economy.”  – Rob Meilen, CIO, Hunter Douglas

Chief information officers. Who do you think they are? They are senior business executives who handle a company’s IT strategy, implementation, and operations. With companies beginning to use multiple and new technologies, the role of a CIO has only become more pronounced. According to a recent survey, in the UK alone, a tech company is born every hour. Such an exponential growth further underlines the crucial role that CIOs play. Read on to find all about CIOs.

They know the impact of technology on core business activities.

Let’s consider BYOD. Most modern employees bring their smartphones to work. As discussed  in the previous posts in this series, security is the major issue around BYOD. There are several ways to tackle security. And, a CIO formulates and implements BYOD policy guidelines to ensure IT security.

“If the agency doesn’t undertake due diligence to create the rules of behavior for bringing a device, then people will simply do it, and put agency data at risk by doing so.” – Kimberly Hancher, Former CIO, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Read the entire article here, This week’s five: CIOs – The true business transformers.

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