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What org structure changes do CIOs need to make to keep up with an evolving technology landscape?

In my career, I have been  through many organizational structure changes. It seems every new leader wants to re-organize the IT team upon becoming the CIO. It is true that organizational structure improves operational efficiency by providing clarity to employees. But the main reason for restructuring a business, or a team, is to execute a new strategy, not necessarily to respond to a changing technology landscape. An evolving technology landscape is a by-product of change. An organization needs an environment conducive to change in order to be competitive.  So, crafting an effective strategy to respond to change may be the most effective way to respond to an evolving technology landscape.

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In my career, I have been  through many organizational structure changes. It seems every new leader wants to re-organize the IT team upon becoming the CIO. It is true that organizational structure improves operational efficiency by providing clarity to employees. But the main reason for restructuring a business, or a team, is to execute a new strategy, not necessarily to respond to a changing technology landscape. An evolving technology landscape is a by-product of change. An organization needs an environment conducive to change in order to be competitive.  So, crafting an effective strategy to respond to change may be the most effective way to respond to an evolving technology landscape.
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