White Paper

From CIO to CIO: 9 LESSONS CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICERS CAN LEARN FROM CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICERS

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9 Lessons Chief Investment Officers Can Learn from Chief Information Officers

In today's environment, being good at investing is no longer enough to guarantee success for Chief Investment Officers (CIOs). With the massive amounts of data flowing into investment offices today, having an optimized data strategy that systematically turns information into actionable insight is what is required to fulfill the CIO's primary charter: to generate consistent returns within an acceptable level of risk.

As such, institutional CIOs are increasingly finding themselves the lightning rods for implementing new systems, technologies, and processes within their organizations, an uncomfortable position for investment professionals who may not possess an IT or technology background. That position is usually occupied by a different kind of CIO: the Chief Information Officer. This white paper, authored by Backstop's CTO, John Pettit, sheds light on the 9 parting lessons that Chief Information Officers have for Chief Investment Officers when undertaking digital transformation within their organizations. Download now to learn:

  • How to stay outcome-focused
  • What to do about "shadow IT"
  • How to "crowd-source" digital transformation
  • ...and more!