Delivering results today while laying foundations for the business of tomorrow – IT departments often find themselves caught between two conflicting aims. On the one side there is the desire for stable, cost-optimised day-to-day business. On the other side there are new business applications for which state-of-the-art technology is indispensable. The term “ambidextrous attitude” describes an organisational approach that takes both of these opposing requirements into account.
You need two strong hands to bring both strategies together in an organisation:
- The role of Chief Digital Officer (CDO) as a driver of transformation
- The role of Chief Information Officer (CIO) with knowledge and expertise of data and technologies