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Why CIOs Should Use Technology to Disrupt the Business

Don't Get Too Comfortable

Contentment is a dangerous thing. If you want to avoid it, and continue to embrace the future, it’s time to look to the CIO. Bill Millar of Forbes.com explains. Innovative IT means leaving your comfort zone. Even if the company works well the way it is, don’t be afraid of a CIO who wants to shake things up. That’s how progress is made.

A CIO of the Future Plans Today

A good CIO understands not just how the business is running now but how it should be run in the future. To do this he or she will partner with the CEO in an attempt to understand the true mission that drives the company. Remember that new technology will come banging on your door whether you invited in or not, and whether you choose to welcome the uninvited guest is the difference between a company that thrives with the times or suddenly disappears off the map.

Read the full article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesinsights/2013/12/18/how-an-involved-cio-can-help-your-organization-embrace-innovation-and-avoid-disruption/       

About Rachel Ginder

Rachel Ginder was a staff writer for CAI's Accelerating IT Success and joined the team in 2013. She also helped with social media and research.

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