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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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MIT CISR Summer 2016 Surveys

This summer we are seeking participation
in four MIT CISR research surveys. The surveys
will be open until August 15. We will share results of individual surveys directly with all respondents
in both roundtable formats and written reports;
we will also share results at our annual research forums.

The topics of the surveys and the project leads are:

1. Internet of Things (Barb Wixom)
2. The Digital Workplace (Kristine Dery)
3. Digital Innovation (Nils Fonstad)
4. Designing Digital Organizations
(Jeanne Ross)

Review the Summer 2016 Surveys page for:

• A brief description of each survey with the ideal respondent’s profile
• A link to the affiliated research project
• The contact information for the project lead
• The link to the take survey

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• PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC


• Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
• Nordea Bank

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