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Opinion: CIO success: nature or nurture?

I bet you've heard this before: The CIO must "get a seat" at the executive table. Once there, he must convince others that IT is strategic to the organization, thereby securing his own destiny. There are a host of other mandates that go along with this advice, such as "develop a good relationship with business stakeholders."
Despite their best attempts, however, some CIOs are never elevated (figuratively or literally) from the basement of the organization. Why is that?

Written by Barbara Gomolski18 March 05 22:00