Spot the CIO

The annual unveiling of the CIO 100, a list of the UK’s most transformative technology leaders, took place in London recently. As in previous years the list demonstrates the role that the UK’s leading CIOs are playing in the transformation of organisations of varying sizes across different industries. As a former CIO and a previous […]

Is reporting line important for CIOs?

As with most things about the CIO role, the position’s reporting line tends to be discussed quite a lot. Historically the majority of CIOs reported to the organisation’s CFO as the early mainframe systems that were in use when the role was first created were used to automate data processing and accounting tasks. Reporting via […]

CIOs get the CEOs they deserve

CEOs get the CIOs they deserve. That was a recurring theme of this year’s CIO 100 reception at which the leading transformative CIOs in the UK were honoured. I was reminded of this phrase recently by CIO UK Editor in Chief, Mark Chillingworth, while we were discussing the current state and future of the CIO […]