Gartner Keynote: Cisco CEO Chambers speaks out

This ComputerWorld article summarizes a conversation with Cisco CEO at the Gartner symposium. The key point for the IT operations is this: “The role of an IT person needs to change more than the role of a CIO does.” The CIO’s business-focused approach to IT needs to propagate down. IT needs to retrain to solve business problems.”

In an engaging and wide ranging keynote session interview this morning at the Gartner Symposium, Cisco chairman and CEO John Chambers weighed in on a wide variety of issues, from the coming shakeout in the top six IT vendors to business to the CIO role as a stepping stone to the CEO’s office. Here are 10 highlights of the conversation.

You can read the full article here: Gartner Keynote: Cisco CEO Chambers speaks out