The qualities of a bank CIO today should include business management and leadership skills -- required both to run IT as a business and to earn a seat at the top management table. Team building also is important, as today's banking IT is far too complex for the "one great leader" model. And, as always, vision and the ability to innovate, such as identifying and developing/testing new technologies that can improve banks' competitiveness, are as critical as ever.
Industry Insiders Assess the Challenges Facing Today's Banking CIOs
CIOs Must Have Cross-Discipline Knowledge
Cost of Replacing Outdated Systems Key for CIOs
Customer Centricity Import Focus for CIOs
Banks’ Reputation, Security and Strategy Rest in CIOs’ Hands
CIOs Add Product Development and Project Management to Responsibilities