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Define Your Future Role as a CTO in the Digital Age

Published: 20 July 2016

ID: G00312950

Analyst(s): John Dixon, Chris Howard , Marcus Blosch , Betsy Burton


Many traditional IT roles are being redefined as digital business and technology decisions are increasingly intertwined. This transition is a unique opportunity for CTOs to clarify or change their leadership role in the digital age.

Table Of Contents


  • CTO Focused on IT Operations
  • CTO Focused on Technology-Enabled Business Operations
  • CTO Focused on Technology-Enabled Business Innovation
  • CTO Focused on IT Innovation
  • Defining the Appropriate CTO Role for Your Organization
    • Bottom Line

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