What the CIO should do in the IT crisis: Interview with CIO Magazine


CIO Magazine: Mr. Baur, why is your book published right now? Are corporate and IT crises on the rise?

Arnd Baur: The pressure on internal IT has increased even more. Not only does IT services have to be faster, better and cheaper as before, but the inevitable digitization of the business in many industries also faces additional, massive challenges. In addition to the CIO, some companies already have a Chief Digital Officer or transfer responsibility for IT at the customer interface to a Chief Marketing Officer. Extensive digitization projects, however, require a stable, flexible and agile IT landscape, which does not exist in many companies, but is often highly complex and inflexible. The pressure on IT continues to increase and can trigger or exacerbate crisis situations in IT.

The full interview can be found here