Published: 20 March 2019
Analyst(s): CIO Research Team
The head of the office of the CIO provides CIOs with a “right hand” to drive strategy and functional performance. As the role grows and evolves, this data-driven analysis will help CIOs understand the role today and where it is headed in a digital business.
Table of Contents
The Activities of the OCIO Head
Key OCIO Head Priorities and Objectives
The Evolution of the OCIO Head Role
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