Changing Role of the Corporate Information Systems Officer
This article examines the evolving role of the chief information officer. It reviews current thinking on this role and then tests three hypotheses described by Rockart et al., through a survey conducted with 25 large organizations. The results indicate that IS responsibility is rapidly being distributed, and that the senior IS executive is emphasizing staff responsibilities and is becoming proactive in business strategy issues.
|Author||Robert I. Benjamin, Charles Dickinson, Jr., and John F. Rockart|
|Keywords||Management information systems, management techniques, centralization/decentralization|