Warning: Use of undefined constant modules - assumed 'modules' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/chuchuro-wputilities/config.php on line 3

Notice: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/gd-taxonomies-tools/gd-taxonomies-tools.php on line 154

Warning: Declaration of gdttWalker_Terms::start_el(&$output, $term, $depth, $args) should be compatible with Walker_Category::start_el(&$output, $category, $depth = 0, $args = Array, $id = 0) in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/gd-taxonomies-tools/code/fnc/display.php on line 6

Warning: Declaration of gdttWalker_TermsDropdown::start_el(&$output, $term, $depth, $args) should be compatible with Walker_CategoryDropdown::start_el(&$output, $category, $depth = 0, $args = Array, $id = 0) in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/gd-taxonomies-tools/code/fnc/display.php on line 63

Deprecated: implode(): Passing glue string after array is deprecated. Swap the parameters in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/googleanalytics/tools/class-support-logging.php on line 123

Deprecated: implode(): Passing glue string after array is deprecated. Swap the parameters in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/googleanalytics/tools/class-support-logging.php on line 81

Notice: Undefined index: task in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/image-resizer-on-the-fly/image-resizer-on-the-fly.php on line 25

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/php-code-widget/execphp.php on line 62

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/simple-twitter-tweets/simple-twitter-tweets.php on line 614

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/pomo/translations.php on line 208

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/pomo/translations.php on line 208

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/wpseo-local/widgets/widget-show-address.php on line 3

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/wpseo-local/widgets/widget-show-map.php on line 3

Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/plugins/wpseo-local/widgets/widget-show-openinghours.php on line 3

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/load.php on line 649

Notice: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/theme.php on line 2241

Notice: register_sidebar was called incorrectly. No id was set in the arguments array for the "Contact info" sidebar. Defaulting to "sidebar-1". Manually set the id to "sidebar-1" to silence this notice and keep existing sidebar content. Please see Debugging in WordPress for more information. (This message was added in version 4.2.0.) in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4246

Notice: register_sidebar was called incorrectly. No id was set in the arguments array for the "Contact Us" sidebar. Defaulting to "sidebar-2". Manually set the id to "sidebar-2" to silence this notice and keep existing sidebar content. Please see Debugging in WordPress for more information. (This message was added in version 4.2.0.) in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4246

Notice: register_sidebar was called incorrectly. No id was set in the arguments array for the "simple twitter tweets" sidebar. Defaulting to "sidebar-3". Manually set the id to "sidebar-3" to silence this notice and keep existing sidebar content. Please see Debugging in WordPress for more information. (This message was added in version 4.2.0.) in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4246

Notice: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in A_Widget_Recent_Tweets is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use
__construct()
instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4001

Notice: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in gdttTermsCloud is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use
__construct()
instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4001

Notice: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in gdttTermsList is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use
__construct()
instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4001

Notice: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in WPSEO_Show_Address is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use
__construct()
instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4001

Notice: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in WPSEO_Show_Map is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use
__construct()
instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4001

Notice: The called constructor method for WP_Widget in WPSEO_Show_OpeningHours is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use
__construct()
instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4001

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938
Why Do IT Departments Report To The CFO -
Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938
Notice: Undefined variable: class in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-content/themes/alary_ulistic/header.php on line 40
class="post-template-default single single-post postid-73321 single-format-standard">

Why Do IT Departments Report To The CFO

Does Your GTA Medical Clinic Have The Right IT Services?

Why Risk Your Practice With An IT Company Who Doesn't Understand How Medical Clinics Use Information Technology?

Download Our Guide On Why Alary Clinictech Is Your Best Business Decision.

EMR Solution Ontario

CFO IT Reporting

Organizational structure is something that is hotly debated at businesses around the world, but one of the biggest mysteries is where it makes sense to have the technology teams. IT has both a strategic thread as well as a day-to-day operational focus, making it a solid fit for the office of the CEO or the COO — yet IT often lands with the CFO, especially if there isn’t a CIO in existence. Businesses tend to organize around the functional strengths of their leaders and their business operations. If you are researching where IT makes sense in the structure of your business, see why organizations around the world continue to closely align IT with the finance department.

“We’ve Always Done It That Way”

Historically, IT has been aligned with finance due to the original reason technology was introduced to businesses: to aid in digitizing accounting functions. The highly detailed work that is performed by both finance and technology teams worked in lockstep, as finance executives leaned on IT for financial computing initiatives that would help make the organization more efficient and effective in their financial interactions. Over time, the original need for digitizing accounting morphed — yet the reporting structure still made sense. CFOs needed to have a tight handle on the burgeoning budgets that the technology teams needed to support the needs of the business. Many businesses find themselves locked into this aging structure for one of the worst reasons of all: “We’ve always done it this way”.

Aligning Departments Around Business Functions

At first blush, IT may seem to have more in common with operations than with finance. There are plenty of moving parts in both operations and technology, but that is where the parallels break down. Maintaining the daily execution of tasks is quite operational in nature, but the far-reaching strategic nature of IT is where the power truly lies for the organization. Hiding IT within the office of the COO could reduce the overall effectiveness of IT and may also lead to the team being a target when there is a need for budget cuts. Without a strong seat at the table for technology as it relates to the future of the business, both finance and operations Chiefs may reduce spending without seeing the longer-term impact of their decision.

Shifting Business Strategy

As more CEOs consider IT initiatives as strategic imperatives, the structure of organizations will continue to shift. CIOs — although they are “Chiefs” — have not always had a place reporting directly to the CEO of the organization as other chief officers do. Instead, they are relegated to second-string status by reporting to the CFO or COO, especially if there is a perception that the CIO is not comfortable enough working through complex business problems as well as providing technology solutions. The shifting business strategies that are caused by exceptional levels of innovation and competition in terms of technology make it more likely than ever that CIOs will be raised to the level of the CMO and CFO in terms of organizational structure.

There are no perfect or “right” structures for your organization. As technology leaders continue to expand their knowledge outside the scope of the technical realm, they are less likely to be reporting to the CFO and COO and more likely to be able to earn representation at the highest levels of the organization. This evolution of IT may feel uncomfortable for some organizations, but will ultimately help boost the visibility of technology projects that are often core to the success of the business.


Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 2431

Connect With Alary Clinitech

  • 25 sheppard Ave West Suite 300, Toronto, ONM2N 6S6
  • (416) 291_-7377

    Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

  • Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

    Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

    Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

  • Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

    Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

  • Notice: force_ssl_login is deprecated since version 4.4.0! Use force_ssl_admin() instead. in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3938

    Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365

Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /home/alarytec/public_html/clinitech.ca/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 4365