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The Changing Role Of The CIO


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The Changing Role Of The CIO

  1. 1. THE CHANGING ROLE OF THE CIO CIONET ANNUAL EVENT 31.01.2013 BRUSSELS Dries Van Nieuwenhuyse Prof. EHSAL Management School Researcher BICC Thomas More BICC Thomas More1
  2. 2. AGENDA• Do we really need to change?• Adopting other roles?• We’re not alone!• How to get started? Changing role of the CIO2
  3. 3. DO WE REALLY NEED TO CHANGE? • Most of the systems we’ve built so far only store their data after the facts… “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one • Focus will need to shift that is the most adaptable to towards what will change” happen… Charles Darwin3
  4. 4. Flexible employment and HR solutions
  5. 5. NEED FOR PROACTIVITY “Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgment, the manner in which information is collected and used” Dr. Carl Sagan5
  6. 6. THE CHANGING ROLE OF THE CIO Using the Drivers for change (Brandon J.) economy as Roller New Roles of the CIO (Nash K.)Coping with Entrepreneur Coaster Global Talent Scouttechnologicalevolutions IT department no longer CIO will impact the business physical Cyberwarefare universal End-Users no longer departmental External CIO InternalWindows nolonger standardOS Fewer people more automatic decisions Pervasive Analytics Bring Your Own Device Futurist More business collaboration Outsourcing using Analytical Master of Intelligence Connector Business • Processes Metrics • Decision-making Sources: Brandon J. 6 Nash K.
  7. 7. THE CHANGING ROLE OF THE CIO Business Market Leader/Risk Taker/High Growth Butler Entrepreneur "IT provides support services "IT is a vital component but is not strategically of our business model" important" Tactical/ Strategic/ Utility Transformational Grinder Team Player "IT is a cost of doing "We are dependent on IT business" systems in our business operations, so we give IT as much time as we can afford" Business Market Follower/Risk Averse/MatureSource: Gartner 7
  8. 8. UNFORTUNATELY, WE’RE NOT ALONE • Other departments adopt proactive roles too…Source: Ernst & Young 8
  9. 9. DOESN’T MATTER WHO TAKES THE LEADJUST GET STARTED... “Dont wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.” Mark Victor Hansen 9
  10. 10. GET STARTED• Both CIO, CFO, CHRO want to adopt a more proactive role, moving from reactive grinder to proactive advisor• Obviously the domain of Performance Management as a combination of Strategic, Financial, Business and Analytical Intelligence will play a pivotal role in this change• Here Finance meets IT10
  11. 11. “The significant problems we faceGET STARTED cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them.” Albert Einstein• Better Performance Management means more Strategy, more Business, more Insight, more Proactivity• In a changing world with dissolving boundaries, more effective and proactive decision-making might make the difference between a role as a CIO of the future… or just a CTO of the past• The choice is yours…11
  12. 12. THE CHANGING ROLE OF THE CIO CIONET ANNUAL EVENT 31.01.2013 BRUSSELS Dries Van Nieuwenhuyse Prof. EHSAL Management School Researcher BICC Thomas More BICC Thomas More12