CIO

German translation: CIO or Chief Information Officer

23:41 Jan 27, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: CIO
Feedback from a number of universities indicates that in addition, the CIO should be included on the mailing.
something like the CEO of a university?
Birgit Schmidt-Leinigen
Germany
Local time: 09:46
German translation:CIO or Chief Information Officer
Explanation:
While Dierk is correct in saying that CIO = Chief Information Officer, his translation as "Hauptbeauftragter für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit" is incorrect. A CIO deals with IT, not with PR. As so many job titles, CIO, too, stays the same in German.

What is a Chief Information Officer?
A CIO, or Chief Information Officer, is typically the person in an organization who is responsible for strategy, planning and coordination of information technology (IT) systems, including computers and telecommunications. Most large corporations have a CIO who reports to either the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) or COO (Chief Operations Officer) and deals with planning, strategy, and implementation of technology in the company.
Sometimes the title "CIO" is confused with "PIO," or "Public Information Officer," which is a completely different position. A PIO deals with the press and media, and works to disseminate information; a CIO primarily deals with computers and technology issues.
www.cio.state.ut.us/399/cio_info.htm

Der Chief Information Officer an der Spitze muss den Spagat zwischen Unternehmensentwicklung und Technologie-Einsatz in einem sehr dynamischen, globalen Umfeld erfolgreich bewältigen. Die Corporate IT begleitet den Transformationsprozess zum digitalisierten Business führend mit und gewährleistet die Integration zwischen internetbasierten Prozessen und Systemen und den bestehenden Anwendungen. Der eigene Kompetenzaufbau rückt zunehmend in den Vordergrund, das Human Ressource- und Knowledge-Management werden im IT-Sektor zu absoluten Erfolgsfaktoren.
www.diebold.de/veranstalt/de_seminareforen_detail34.php

CIO: Chief Information Officer) auf Vorstandsebene angesiedelt sein; Arbeitsgebiet: Information und ...
www.computerwoche.de/archiv/1986/41/8641c060.html
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Ulrike Lieder (X)
Local time: 00:46
Grading comment
Thanks, I wrote "technischer Leiter", as it fitted the context.
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naCIO or Chief Information Officer
Ulrike Lieder (X)
naHauptbeauftragter für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
Dierk Seeburg


  

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Hauptbeauftragter für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit


Explanation:
or Hauptinformationsbeauftragter, depending on the actual job description. CIO is the abbreviation for Chief Information Officer, a position usually present in larger organizations (like a university as in your case) and responsible for information management.

Cheerio,
Dierk


    Reference: http://eurodic.ip.lu:8086//cgi-bin/edicbin/expert.pl
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 01:46
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 130
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CIO or Chief Information Officer


Explanation:
While Dierk is correct in saying that CIO = Chief Information Officer, his translation as "Hauptbeauftragter für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit" is incorrect. A CIO deals with IT, not with PR. As so many job titles, CIO, too, stays the same in German.

What is a Chief Information Officer?
A CIO, or Chief Information Officer, is typically the person in an organization who is responsible for strategy, planning and coordination of information technology (IT) systems, including computers and telecommunications. Most large corporations have a CIO who reports to either the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) or COO (Chief Operations Officer) and deals with planning, strategy, and implementation of technology in the company.
Sometimes the title "CIO" is confused with "PIO," or "Public Information Officer," which is a completely different position. A PIO deals with the press and media, and works to disseminate information; a CIO primarily deals with computers and technology issues.
www.cio.state.ut.us/399/cio_info.htm

Der Chief Information Officer an der Spitze muss den Spagat zwischen Unternehmensentwicklung und Technologie-Einsatz in einem sehr dynamischen, globalen Umfeld erfolgreich bewältigen. Die Corporate IT begleitet den Transformationsprozess zum digitalisierten Business führend mit und gewährleistet die Integration zwischen internetbasierten Prozessen und Systemen und den bestehenden Anwendungen. Der eigene Kompetenzaufbau rückt zunehmend in den Vordergrund, das Human Ressource- und Knowledge-Management werden im IT-Sektor zu absoluten Erfolgsfaktoren.
www.diebold.de/veranstalt/de_seminareforen_detail34.php

CIO: Chief Information Officer) auf Vorstandsebene angesiedelt sein; Arbeitsgebiet: Information und ...
www.computerwoche.de/archiv/1986/41/8641c060.html


Ulrike Lieder (X)
Local time: 00:46
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1505
Grading comment
Thanks, I wrote "technischer Leiter", as it fitted the context.
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