012 - Why Have A CTO Or Tech Function At All?

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Nowadays, very few businesses have no technology. A technology function is an important part of your business and something you should invest in. So much so that some big businesses have almost forgotten what they do and how to service their customers.

They are spending all of their time building their technology function in overdrive, and not focusing on their customers.

You need to be able to function as a business and you need the right technology to help you grow.

A CTO can help you with this.

What is a CTO?

A Chief Technology Officer is someone who helps your business from a technology stand point.

They are the person who helps you to make the right investment decisions, at the right time, to make sure that your vision can be realised through your technology teams.

What is a Technology Function?

The moment you purchase a piece of software for your company you effectively have a technology function.

For 11 reasons why your business can benefit from having a CTO or tech function click here.

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