What's more important for a CIO to have? Technical background or business background

What's more important for a CIO to have? Technical background or business background

Both technical and business is important, but technical background is more important, as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) you better know technology.

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Both technical and business is important, but technical background is more important, as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) you better know technology.
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Anonymous Author
WADR. it is not one or the other. A CIO to be successful, needs both.
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Anonymous Author
You have to have both, Technical to understand your team and speak to them on their terms, but business minded to translate the technical jargon into business sense. You also have to be more strategic in your role as the CIO
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