At some point during their first year on the job, nearly every CIO I have ever met restructures their IT organization. The goal, of course, is an IT organizational model that makes sense to IT’s business partners and aligns to the company’s overall corporate structure. The most critical role in the new organization, to my mind, is the one that sits at the intersection between IT and each business area that it supports.
Joe Topinka, CIO at Red Wing Shoes, agrees. In his new book, IT Business Partnerships: A Field Guide, Joe walks readers through every aspect of structuring and implementing a Business Relationship Management function. We are proud to include an excerpt from his book in today's lead item. Please enjoy the “IT Business Partner Job Description Template.”