CIO CTO Role Definition

The authors argue that a Chief Information Officer (CIO) cannot fulfill both a technical and business aspects of their job and propose an organizational model where the CIO retains the business responsibilities while delegating the technical responsibilities to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

This paper describes the responsibilities retained by the CIO and those delegated to the CTO and discusses the challenges and benefits of this CIO/CTO IT organization leadership model.

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