ROLE OF THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
More than ever, the office of the chief information officer (CIO) and the portfolio office are connected in a symbiotic relationship in modern organizations. This chapter will cover the following topics to illustrate this two-way dependence:
- Explore how the CIO’s mandate has a direct impact on the portfolio
- Demonstrate how the CIO is the biggest beneficiary of a high-functioning portfolio
- Demonstrate how the CIO is also the biggest enabler for a high-functioning portfolio office
- Enumerate the services the CIO can expect from the portfolio in addition to a list of actions the CIO can take to empower the portfolio
A CIO’S MANDATE
A CIO’s mandate is essentially that of a change agent. The CIO ...