Gartner Research

CEO and Senior Executive Survey 2013: CEOs Look Outside for Their Next CIOs

Published: 25 March 2013

ID: G00247314

Analyst(s): Diane Morello

Summary

First impressions are telling: 61% of CEOs in the 2013 Gartner CEO and senior executive survey cannot imagine finding their next CIOs inside their companies. Established and aspiring CIOs need to examine their fit with CEOs' changing views of the CIO.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • CIOs should expect career overhauls as even pioneering CEOs chase the next technology-enabled business innovation
  • Tangible contribution to revenue generation and digital strategy will open new options for CIOs as they fulfill CEO growth priorities
  • CIO succession planning is broken: The criteria that defined CIO success a decade ago will not define CIO success a decade from now

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