The changing role of the CIO: Why IT still matters

Phillip A. Laplante, Don M. Bain

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A group of CIOs dispute the view that 'spend less, do not lead, manage risk' is becoming the new IT mantra. It this becomes a mantra, a period of IT malaise will ensue with CIOs going 'underground' in the corporation. There will be less fuel, less spark - less chance for an idea to combust into a growth-driving innovation that drives the companies and economies. It is believed that it is up to the CIO to remain in the foreground of corporate relevance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-49
Number of pages5
JournalIT Professional
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications


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