CW500: Mitchells & Butlers' COO Robin Young - IT in the boardroomDate: Sep 07, 2012
The boardroom view of IT
What does your boardroom really think of IT – and of how the IT function is led and delivered? Surveys often highlight a mismatch between how CIOs perceive the relationship with their senior peers, and how those same executives view IT. The so-called “IT-business divide” has existed since IT has been used in business, or so it seems. Yet the modern organisation is more dependent on technology, and the skills of those who lead in IT, than ever before. So how can the CIO and the CEO best come together to meet the needs of both?