Propel's CEO Ross Meyercord, a former CIO, was interviewed in a panel of industry experts in TechTarget, for an article entitled "Top 7 CIO challenges in 2023 and how to handle them."
"In 2023, the continuing demand among enterprises to digitalize for growth will bump into economic reality and the need to contain expenses. It's the latest incarnation of an age-old CIO dilemma.
'CIOs are once again going to be asked to support top line growth initiatives while being asked to reduce ongoing operational cost,' said Ross Meyercord, CEO of Propel Software, Santa Clara, Calif.
Top-of-mind issues for CIOs will include security and moving from cloud migration to cloud rationalization and consolidation. Meyercord, who previously served as CIO at Salesforce and chief revenue officer at Pluralsight, also cited the need to revisit previous technology deployments, which the COVID-19 pandemic pressured. That means 'addressing technical debt from the diving catches of the last several years, including retooling the business for a work-from-home, hybrid-workforce model,' Meyercord said."
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