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Gartner's 2013 CIO Survey Provides Keys to EA Success

Published: 19 July 2013

ID: G00252281

Analyst(s): Marcus Blosch , Saul Brand

Summary

Senior business executives are demanding a new response from CIOs and IT organizations: a focus on growth rather than solely on cost cutting or business as usual. Enterprise architects can provide unique capabilities to help CIOs develop a new agenda for "hunting and harvesting" in a digital world.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Organizations are looking to grow and improve efficiency of their operations, creating new demands on CIOs and EA
  • Senior business executives are looking to CIOs to contribute to digital strategy, forcing many CIOs to adapt to this new area
  • CIOs recognize that new skills and approaches are needed in order for the IT organization to deliver business value

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