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The CIO's Role in Executing Enterprise Strategy

Published: 21 November 2013

ID: G00259238

Analyst(s): Colleen Young


Experts estimate that only 10% of enterprises successfully execute against their strategies. For the rest, this shortcoming is often the CIO's problem to solve. This research provides best practices for CIOs looking to more effectively engage business leaders and influence enterprise success.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Make Governance Participation Worthwhile
  • Assume the Mantle of Leadership
  • Confirm Strategic Intent and Leading Performance Indicators
  • Identify IT's Involvement and How It Potentially Impacts the Business
  • Socialize

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