“We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.“

R. D. Laing


We live in a rapidly changing world with much of the dynamism driven by continuous advancements in technology from consumer devices to office systems.  Change rarely occurs unaccompanied by technology transition of one form or another. This paper explores how the role of those who manage Information.

Technology is necessarily changing and also has observations on organisational issues that this throws up. If there is one certainty going forward it is that agility will be a key component of the leaders of the technology future.


The new CIO

Caroline Sands

Caroline Sands is a Partner and Head of the CIO & IT Transformation Practice at Odgers Berndtson. She began her career in executive search in 2000 and has since developed a niche in the appointmen...



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