today the most successful CIOs are those
who are thought leaders, innovators and
“CIOs have the opportunity to take
centre stage in leading a transformational
change for their organisations. Building
C-suite influence, focusing externally on
employee and customer experiences, and
changing the operating model through
workflow digitisation are key to unlocking
FEATURE: STATE OF THE CIO
Intelligent CIO spoke to Chris Pope, VP
Innovation at ServiceNow, to find out more.
How can CIOs increase their
board room influence?
It’s more about being part of the value
chain now where CIOs, from a digital and
an innovation standpoint, have finally got a
seat at the table where they have credibility.
I think in the last 18 months, we’ve seen
that become a real priority, once the whole
Chris Pope, VP Innovation at ServiceNow