Digital diaspora in the enterprise: Arrival of the CDO and CCO | ZDNet
When they write the history of the early days of the networked era, it will be noted that the centralization of technology services in most enterprises largely ended within a few decades of the arrival of the Internet. Networked technology became so profoundly widespread, pervasive, and inexpensive, that the sheer variety and richness of the cloud first swamped and then disintermediated the old methods of providing a few approved apps and devices. What’s more, as all forms of digital became more and more central to the core business models of organizations, the traditional IT department began to lose a growing portion of the strategic discussion around technology.
There have been suggestions that organizations now need C-level officers focused on everything from corporate data and customer experience to digital strategy and social media.
Or at least that’s what…
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