CIOs Sound Off on a Role in Flux

Add business partner, co-collaborator and, um, anthropologist to the growing list of IT executive skills, said CIOs at a recent panel in San Francisco.

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Tue, April 16, 2013
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"Along the Goodall line, you have to embed people," Eberling says. "You really don't want to draw them into your kitchen; you want to spend time out in their world."

Adds Loura: "The CIO role is more relevant than ever, but only if you've transformed to being a co-collaborator and business partner in this idea of discovering value."

Tom Kaneshige covers Apple, BYOD and Consumerization of IT for CIO.com. Follow Tom on Twitter @kaneshige. Follow everything from CIO.com on Twitter @CIOonline, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn. Email Tom at tkaneshige@cio.com

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