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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.


  • 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.

To become a Chief Information Officer

Skills employers are looking for

  • Planning

  • Communication Skills

  • Budgeting

  • Project Management

  • Building Relationships

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