ClOs Fall Into the New Alignment Trap

December 2004
CIO Insight;Dec2004 Special Issue, Issue 48, p22
The article informs that alignment of information technology (IT), as will remain the No. 1 priority for chief information officers (CIOs), and it's become an important, and growing, priority for business executives, too. But CIOs think it's just a maintenance problem now; nearly all feel they've achieved it. Yet the percentage of non-CIO IT executives who think so is significantly lower. That's not the only danger sign, only a third of IT and business executives say IT is very effective at working with the business. Business executives, while giving IT good grades, still give IT lower alignment scores than they give to any other department. And many companies are failing to achieve their specific alignment goals. . In addition to that the article also presents IT related information in tabular form.


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