Trends Report

CTOs Can Accelerate Your Organization’s Ability To Leverage Technology To Deliver Value

Understand The Three Different Types Of CTOs And What They Mean

November 2nd, 2021
With contributors:
Matthew Guarini , Bobby Cameron , Alessia Stewart , Michael Kearney , Rachel Birrell

Summary

The technology leader “alphabet soup” continues to grow. Chief technology officers (CTOs) are increasingly taking ownership of digital delivery as organizations elevate the role of digital tech-enabled revenue streams. Over the past five years, several high-profile organizations have added CTOs, demonstrating the importance of digital and emerging technology for their business. The CTO role can act as an accelerant in using technology to deliver customer value. Read this report to learn about the different types of CTO, what they mean for both business leaders and tech leaders, and how you can get the most from the CTO relationship.

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