TITLE

The Rise of the CIO

PUB. DATE
August 1985
SOURCE
FE: The Magazine for Financial Executives;Aug1985, Vol. 1 Issue 8, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discuss the present role of the chief financial officer (CFO) in regard to management information systems (MIS), and predict the future role of the executives responsible for information resources management in organizations. A decade ago, the controller served as the chief intelligence officer (CIO) to top management. Today, the CIO is more frequently referred to as the chief information officer. While only a limited number of the MIS units have escaped the CFO's organization entirely, only about half of the MIS managers still report directly to the controller today.
ACCESSION #
15090183

 

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