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CIO Wisdom: Best Practices from Silicon Valley's Leading IT Experts by Dean Lane

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Chapter 6. IT Organization

by Guy de Meester

Guy de Meester provides special insight into IT organization, within which getting the structure right is an ongoing exercise. First, the successful CIO must assemble the right people with the right technical and soft skills; next, ensure that organizational structure is closely aligned with the way the business is organized and operates; next, establish special relationships with different business units; and finally, monitor key functions to ensure that strategic business processes are properly supported, and keep executive management informed. The successful CIO also needs an external view to ensure that the IT organization manages outsourced activities too.

In this chapter, Guy de Meester ...

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