One of the most important components of the CIO role in acknowledging that one person can’t provide all of the leadership for an organization, said Rick Lang in a recent interview. “You have to be able to delegate and empower your direct reports and the people that report to them.”
What were the most pressing challenges for CIOs last year, and how do they hope to turn the tide in 2022? Our year-end survey provides answers for these and other key questions.
Although our interviews ran the gamut in 2021, covering everything from cybersecurity best practices to data-driven decision making, one theme stood out most: moving forward.
As CIOs strive to rethink business and service models to keep pace with increasing competition, two challenges weigh heavily on their minds: recruiting and retaining top talent, and safeguarding data, according to CIO interviews conducted by WittKieffer.
Creating a culture in which individuals feel empowered to raise their hands – and leaders are willing to admit when a strategy isn’t working – is one of the keys to successful adaptive risk management, according to our panelists.