"The role of IT is changing and becoming one where the CIO might not tell every department, 'here's how you should do your data,' but the CIO is orchestrating the whole thing," Robinson says. "Data and security initiatives need to be managed from a central location."
"The focus on data and management of data is going to grow out of the domain of whatever database administrators might have existed within the IT function," he adds. "It's going to be its own mini-function within the overall IT department."
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