Opinion

I Was a CIO: Do COOs Make CIOs Redundant?

Technology is now so ubiquitous and so central to business enablement that arguably the responsibilities of any business executive will include most of the essential elements of what today is in the CIO's exclusive domain. Is it therefore not plausible that 10 years from now, the Chief Operating Officer could take over most of the CIO's responsibilities, rendering the CIO position extinct?