Gartner Research

The Five Characteristics of a New Breed of CIO

Published: 07 October 2013

ID: G00248210

Analyst(s): Lee Weldon, Heather Colella


A new breed of digitally minded, technology-enabled enterprises will require a new breed of CIO. Gartner describes five crucial characteristics needed by CIOs if they are to meet the challenge.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is Driving the Future of the CIO Role?
  • What Characteristics Are Required for the New Breed of CIO?
  • How Can CIOs Determine Where to Begin?
  • Conclusion

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