2016 CIO Agenda: Global Perspectives on Building the Digital Platform

Archived Published: 25 February 2016 ID: G00297534

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This research compilation provides CIOs with a global perspective that expands on the 2016 Gartner CIO Survey. We compare and contrast geographic regions and industries to bring CIOs a stronger understanding of the global landscape and their relative position in it.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • The Global Digitalization Surge Continues as IT Purse Strings Loosen
      • IT Budget Purse Strings Loosen, but Just a Little
    • Digital Visionaries Are Harnessing Platforms to Win
    • Digital Threats Are Diversifying
    • Bimodal Adoption Varies by Geography and Industry
    • Talent Remains the Biggest Barrier to CIO Success Almost Everywhere
    • Leading Digital Transformation Needs the CIO to Transform, Too
      • In Digital, the Strength of the CIO/CEO Relationship Matters
      • CIOs Are Enjoying the Opportunities to Lead Change, but Must Find Ways to Handle the Politics and to Make Space and Time
  • Research Highlights
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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