The CIO at a career crossroads

Reponding to the most recent post in this blog, former CIO at Dell Brazil Jairo Avritchir gave his views about where he thinks the career of IT executives is heading. 

According to Avritchir – who has just resigned from the computer giant, where a massive standardisation exercise is underway – with utility computing on the rise, all the complexity around technology, which used to be a big part of the CIO job, has moved to vendors. 
The developments mean that, for certain tech-focused individuals, the career option could be joining a supplier organisation. It’s either that, or watch other departments such as marketing take over the running of their own IT operations… 
Watch the full interview with Avritchir below, at a bar in São Paulo, Brazil.