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Digitization and the Changing Role of the CIO

To understand how digitization is changing the role of the CIO, MIT CISR worked with Harvey Nash to study
how top CIOs allocate their time. The move in time allocations over the last ten years beautifully illustrates
how companies have changed what they want from their CIOs. The great CIOs adapt to these demands
in three stages: 1) Service Provider, 2) Senior Team Member, and 3) Value Driver.

The three stages in which CIOs have adapted to shifts in time allocations

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RECAP: “Digital Business Essentials”

June 13–16, 2016

This week, ninety eager participants from sixty-three companies around the world descended upon MIT Management to absorb a wealth of MIT CISR research. The days were just packed—with insights, deep thinking, shared experiences, and the rich camaraderie recognized with others who mirror your excitement in meeting challenges. On Thursday evening, an exuberant group celebrated their achievement of successfully completing the session with a dinner and conferring of certificates on a glorious evening in the Samberg Conference Center above the Charles. Summer Session 2016 As they return home with minds full of learning and suitcases full of souvenirs, we congratulate the 2016 Summer Session class for their focused participation. We hope their experience pays dividends to their organizations, and look forward to seeing them or their colleagues at a future MIT CISR event!

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As MIT CISR Research Patrons & Sponsors, more than 90 organizations currently enjoy the value of our innovation and research. Click the “view all” button above for a complete list. We are grateful to our newest member organizations:


• PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC


• Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)
• Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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Digital Disruption: Customers Buy Experiences
Not Products

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June 23, 2016

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How to Thrive in the Digital Economy
June 21, 2016

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June 15, 2016

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Korn Ferry CIO headhunter outlines qualities
of a CIO

By Mekhala Roy
June 13, 2016

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You’re a Media Company. Now What?
By Deborah Bothun and John Sviokla
June 7, 2016