Profile of Frank PetersmarkCIO Advocate, X by 2
Member Since: 8/27/2014
Blog Posts: 3
Frank Petersmark is the CIO Advocate at X by 2, a technology consulting company in Farmington Hills, Mich., specializing in software and data architecture and transformation projects for the insurance industry. As CIO Advocate, he travels the country meeting CIOs and other senior IT and business executives at insurers, learning about their goals and frustrations, sharing lessons learned, and offering strategic counsel. Formerly Chief Information Officer and Vice President of information technology at Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company, Frank has more 30 years' experience as an information technology professional and executive.
Articles by Frank Petersmark
IT leaders don't need help with inflection points, as important as they are in the long run. They need help getting things done in the short run.
It is incumbent on outgoing CIOs to offer up some sort of transition plan, something that will get the IT function from point A to point B with as little disruption as possible.
Is CIO influence on the rise in this era of technology as the answer to everything, or is it declining because deep technical expertise just doesn’t matter as much anymore?