This is one of the more extreme views I’ve read suggesting CIOs should jettison the technology part of their job. And it cites U.S. Tennis Association CIO Larry Bonfante, who says CIOs trying to stay on top of tech are fighting a losing battle.
Rather, the CIO should be a communicator, change agent, relationship manager and a business solutions advocate. But is that a CIO or something else? A title is a title is a title.
The thing that wasn’t said here is that the CIO is headed for extinction. CIO baling from a role in technology? Bad advice in my opinion…never come down off your mountain.
Still, the article is worth reading….
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