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Innovation is a very hot topic these days. Innovation is recognized - rightly - as a key to both current and future competitiveness. Driving innovation is a complex process. There's no "one size fits all" approach that will guarantee successful innovation across different enterprises and verticals.
A key aspect of the current CIO transformation is shifting the conversation from cost cutting to the real return on long term technology investment. That can be challenging conversation - especially if the CIO's role is seen primarily as "keeping the lights on."
The news on CIO transformation continues to be very positive.
Gone, it seems, are the days when every morning I'd see headlines on "the death of the CIO," or the "war between the CIO and the CMO." These days - I'm very happy to see that the technology journalism community has caught up with reality.
There's a lot of discussion these days on the seemingly endless expansion of the C-suite. It's a complex debate - and there's much to be said on both sides. But I see this as one aspect of the larger CIO transformation to strategic business leader.
I've blogged a fair amount recently on the rapidly evolving role of the CIO - and it's a rare day that I don't see signs that that evolution is becoming, if anything, more rapid.
In just the last couple of days, I've found a couple of interesting stories.