Imagine there’s a critical business issue that you need fixed and unfortunately, it’s not an assignment for your internal IT team. You don’t like consultants and you haven’t used them previously. But now you need to find someone quickly who can provide the necessary expertise.
There’s a significant level of hype around machine learning – generated by tech vendors, the media, and even CIOs themselves. But putting the hoopla aside, machine learning technologies actually have real substance and as a CIO, it’s worthwhile getting on top of the trends in this area.
As a CIO we all have different experiences with our supervisor. Of course there are huge variances in who we report to – the CEO, COO, CFO, global CIO or regional CIO for example. In each instance (and I’ve had experiences with each example), there are pluses and minuses.