CIO and Innovation: Getting a Seat at the Table
Do CIOs have a role to play in innovation?
Is IT Strategy incomplete without innovation? I believe it is.
So do CIOs have a role to play in innovation at their organizations. Absolutely!
How do you get a seat at the table? Here is some useful advice.
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