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Why Passion is a Requirement for Today's CIO

Oct 07, 2015
From the Advisory Institute


In this article by Martha Heller for cio.com, KPMG's Tim McCabe identifies technology as the most significant contributing factor to CEO's competitive challenges and concerns

The CIO role has always been challenging, but with CEOs focused more than ever on technology, it is only getting harder. IT leaders who lack curiosity, drive and commitment will be frustrated, bored and unsuccessful.

  "Clients today are setting a high bar for the CIO. CIOs can no longer hide behind infrastructure; they have to be out front to meet digital natives on their home front."  — Tim McCabe, Managing Director, KPMG CIO Advisory  

Read the article to learn about four requirements for updating the CIO job description and three suggestions for recharging the CIO's passion for leadership. 

Read Why Passion is a Requirement for Today's CIO on the cio.com website.


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