CIOs provide an integral role in organizations by linking IT services with business objectives. Moving forward CIOs must play particular importance to application monitoring strategies, BYOD, and the emergence of big data as it relates to the business as a whole:
The measure of a CIO is in how everyone else in the company views the IT organization. Many CIOs strive to create an IT group that is the department people call first when a new business idea strikes. Even better: They strive to be there at the idea’s birth. Building such a strategic IT group takes time and tactical smarts–and it’s a journey of increasing importance, according to our 12th annual State of the CIO survey.
You can read more here: More CIOs Are Gaining Stature As Business Strategists