CIOs remain active in their career advancements – with almost a third having moved job in the last two years and 58% having changed roles since 2010.
According to the latest Harvey Nash CIO Survey, the average life expectancy of a CIO, the report concluded, does not seem to be increasing. This shouldn’t come as a surprise. As CIO UK columnist Ian Cox explains, many CIOs are hired to address problems, frustrations, and issues with IT which have been a burden on the organisation before moving on to another role.
This article is focused more on non-permanent roles from an interim CIO’s perspective, but offers some valuable insights into why selecting an interim CIO may be the best option.