The correlation between success and how well a business has aligned its objectives and long-term plans with technology strategies is clear. As a result, most large corporations choose to employ a permanent chief information officer (CIO) at the very least and often an entire internal information technology (IT) team. As even small businesses grow to realize the importance of employing a technological strategy, however, filling the role of CIO has become more important to even the most modestly staffed startups, some of whose budgets hardly allow for staffing the position. [Read more…] about 5 Reasons To Use A Fractional CIO
Has your current CIO put in a resignation notice, or are you considering whether it is time for a leadership change in IT? There may be significant value in filling the gap with an interim CIO.
Why consider an interim CIO? An interim CIO can ensure continuity of leadership, maintain or improve the momentum of current initiatives, and provide an impartial assessment of your IT organization. An interim CIO can also provide assistance with transitioning out the current CIO, defining the position description and searching for a suitable replacement. Replacing the CIO takes time, experience and energy, and rushing to fill the position could lead to a costly hiring mistake. [Read more…] about Six Key Traits to Look for in an Interim CIO