Firing Line

Sraeel, Holly
January 2005
Bank Technology News;Jan2005, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that chief information officers (CIO)of corporation across the industry are finding that what they bring to the table is vital to ensuring that business objectives are met. An estimated $362 billion in information technology investments will be made and managed by banks, securities firms and insurance companies in 2005. CIOs will be looking to ensure that cohesive architecture, business process management and networked services each play a bigger role as financial firms seek strategic transformation.


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