• Be seen as proactive and engaged enablers of change in today’s dynamic business environment;
• Anticipate user requirements and emerging technological capabilities;
• Move beyond today’s traditional “command and control” IT management culture; and
These were among the conclusions of a series of executive gatherings held across the United States during the second half of 2012 and the first quarter of 2013.
Over 130 senior technology executives participated in a series of roundtable discussion held by Dell Services and moderated by CIO magazine. The events were held in Los Angeles, Washington DC, New York City, Austin, TX, and Chicago.
The roundtable discussion series – led by Jim Stikeleather, Chief Innovation Officer for Dell Services – explored the rapidly evolving role of the CIO in today’s business environment. The series is part of a broader initiative by Dell Services to document, analyze and frame response options for CIOs in the face of key changes in the business, technological, social and economic environment.
The CIOs who participated in the roundtable represented a broad cross sectors of the market, including:
• Financial Services
• Government Agencies (Federal, State and Local)
• Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
• Professional Services
• Research & Academia.
For a detailed analysis of the proceedings, including verbatim responses to discussion points and a survey analysis of key areas in which CIOs plan to make operational adjustments, click here.