Guiding Tech Strategy and Innovation While highly dependent on the organization that employs the CIO, there are certain responsibilities that surface more often than not. Those include: managing technology infrastructure, overseeing IT security, managing data, and collaborating with other executives to align IT strategy with overall business objectives. Managing Technology Infrastructure My favorite phrase uttered by IT Leadership is, “we’ve spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on this infrastructure and it works for us.” While there are budgetary constraints that do affect those decisions, most of the time the reasoning is a lot simpler: they just don’t want to do