The chief information officer isn't just change agent, which is somewhat an outmoded idea, but the change predictor and the change shaper. There's been a dramatic power shift in the organization. CIOs, for all intents and purposes, have an opportunity to predict changes and to be a force for motivating the rest of the organization, including the CEO and the board, to change. But, quite frankly, many CIOs don't think that's their role.
Source: CIO Insight, http://www.cioinsight.com
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