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Agenda Overview for CIO Research, 2013

Published: 03 January 2013

ID: G00246843

Analyst(s): Dave Aron , Leigh McMullen


Information and technology are changing the way enterprises succeed. After a decade of limited innovation dominated by an internal focus on efficiency, new technologies, global competition, and new business models will force CIOs to take an outside-in view of the digital world and their role in it.

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Key Issues

  • Exploring: What new territories exist, and how do we identify them?
  • Prospecting: How can we identify opportunities and points of value extraction from these newly discovered territories?
  • Farming: How do we settle in this new territory and begin the value extraction process?
  • Industrializing: How do we maximize our value extraction in this territory?
  • Mutualizing: How can we increase the value of the territory itself by mutualizing assets, infrastructure and/or processes with partners and even competitors?

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  • Suggested Next Steps

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