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6/21/2016
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Dawn Kawamoto
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10 CIO Career Trends That May Surprise You

The CIO role is fundamentally changing as the position increasingly calls for being a combination of a technology strategist, revenue generator, and business leader. Here are 10 trends that illustrate this transformation.
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34% Of CIOs Report Directly To The CEO
The percentage of CIOs reporting to their organization's top executive edged higher this year, compared with last year's 31% of survey participants. Miano pointed to the types of discussions that CIOs are having with their CEOs as contributing to this shift. 'If you are a CEO, how interesting is it to discuss the up time with hardware and software, versus how to get more customers? These types of conversations [about customers] are more interesting and impactful to a CEO,' Miano said. 
(Image: Harvey Nash/ KPMG CIO Survey 2016)

34% Of CIOs Report Directly To The CEO

The percentage of CIOs reporting to their organization's top executive edged higher this year, compared with last year's 31% of survey participants. Miano pointed to the types of discussions that CIOs are having with their CEOs as contributing to this shift. "If you are a CEO, how interesting is it to discuss the up time with hardware and software, versus how to get more customers? These types of conversations [about customers] are more interesting and impactful to a CEO," Miano said.

(Image: Harvey Nash/ KPMG CIO Survey 2016)

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