Today’s business environment has become increasingly technology-centric; as a result, it demands a new kind of technology leader. Chief Information Officers (CIOs) now have to speak both to the business and to technical teams, all while keeping up with the latest innovations, improving internal processes, and ensuring that they continue to increase the business’ bottom line.
Carole McCluskey is the Chief Information and Technology Officer of TrueBlue, a specialty employment service based in Tacoma, WA.
The role of the CIO is not what it used to be. Once upon a time, it was good enough to just go build stuff and that’s what our companies expected of us — to just go out and build things. Today, that’s not really our jobs anymore.
My job is about how we make sense out of all these things that are in our enterprise — how do we make sense of shadow IT?
Arsenal Football Club is one of the most famous football teams in the world. It has over 100 million fans worldwide and sees its international fans as key to its further success, and wants to create amazing experiences for the fans when they come to Arsenal’s home stadium in London.
In a recent ComputerWeekly article, Arsenal’s CIO, Hywel Sloman, points out that when it comes to the intersection of sports and technology,
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