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Chief Information Officer

Chief Information Officers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the ICT strategies, plans and operations of organisations to ensure the ICT infrastructure supports the organisation's overall operations and priorities.

Overview

Chief Information Officers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the ICT strategies, plans and operations of organisations to ensure the ICT infrastructure supports the organisation's overall operations and priorities.

Day-to-day

  • analyses information needs and specifies technology to meet those needs
  • formulates and directs information and communication technology (ICT)strategies, policies and plans
  • directs the selection and installation of ICT resources and the provision of user training
  • directs ICT operations and sets priorities between system developments, maintenance and operations
  • oversees the security of ICT systems.

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