This may come as a shock, but CIOs are introverts.
This obvious but interesting conclusion is from a new study from the Berlin-based European School of Management and Technology, according to a story in Computerworld UK. I could not find the study at ESMT's web site, but it did point to the Computerworld UK story.
I think 2-3 years assumes that the previous CIO had done zero or little strategic alignment. Or that whatever that individual had done was no longer relevant. Also, good CIOs can leave, which might assume what they did is worth preserving or continuing.
Almost a third of 738 executives, some CIOs, say top IT management should go. Another 13% blamed "non-IT executives" for IT failing to meet strategic albeit challenging objectives.
The imperatives include improving data analytics and business-IT interactions as well as adopting new approaches to development. At the same time, CIOs need to find better and more relevant talent while continually balancing conflicting priorities.
Just read an article “Nokia planning phablet for 2013”. The original information appeared in the Financial Times. Yes they put the word “phablet” into brackets, but everybody seems to know what they mean. Wonderful language that keeps expanding itself.
The world is increasingly becoming digital and interconnected. At the moment, our main focus is on human interactions, but that is changing quickly. The machine to machine communication is slowly but surely increasing.