John Lewis Partnership's Paul Coby: CIOs need to be techies, business people and visionaries

Paul Coby, CIO of the John Lewis Partnership, talks to Computing

Paul Coby, CIO of the John Lewis Partnership, talks to Computing

But John Lewis doesn't have, or need, a chief digital officer - 'Everybody ought to be a CDO in some way these days', says Coby

The CIO of tomorrow needs to be technically adept, business astute and a visionary, able to foresee technical trends, according to John Lewis Partnership CIO Paul Coby. That list of demanding skills...

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