Mar 09, 2016
From the Advisory Institute
From the CIO Advisor Blog Series
For the executives who really understand the business of IT, the term “executive sponsor,” carries a meaningful weight -- a role whose value is judged directly by the outcomes of the initiatives in which they are vested.
Running IT as a business implicitly implies that the technology leader is acting in a chief executive role, fully empowered and capable to envision, articulate and drive organizational change. The executive sponsor must be more than a name or have a passing endorsement by a senior leader.
Read Steve Bates' article on cio.com: IT executive sponsors need to articulate a compelling vision
More blogs from Steve Bates at KPMG's Realtiy Check blog series.