Chief Information Officer Research Paper

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT ASSIGNMENT 1 THE ROLE OF A CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER NEMAVHOLA MULALO 201432996 WORD COUNT 1334

Table of contents

Introduction 2
Who is a chief information officer 3
The role of information officer 4
Responsibility of a chief information officer 5
Conclusion…………………….. 5
Bibliography………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………6

INTRODUCTION
The assignment is about the chief information officer and their roles in the business entity. Improved contribution of information systems and their
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• Has to develop an information technology financial management system and oversee plans to reinvest in the information technology infrastructure as well as in business and technology professionals.
• Has to ensure that information processing needs of all employees within the organization are addressed.
• Has to be in charge of overseeing and managing all networks, information systems, enterprises application and software development and deployment in the
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• Develop, maintain, and facilitate implementation of a sound and integrated information technology architecture.
• Promote effective and efficient design and operation of all major IRM processes for the agency, including improvements to work processes.

CONCLUSION
Chief Information officer roles and responsibilities in the public sectors are fast evolving due to the important role of the ICT for government processes and electronic services. However academic research is still needed to establish if the role is beyond that of the private sector is restrained by the context in which it operates and the future of the position.

It can be concluded that the position of the chief information officer is changing from being only involved with information technology to someone who is more involved with reshaping the business and developing new tools to immediate the business plan and reaching the business’s
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