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CEO Resolutions for 2014 — Time to Act on Digital Business

Published: 05 March 2014

ID: G00259969

Analyst(s): Mark Raskino

Summary

To ensure digital business growth, the chief executive must set a technology-related business direction that is beyond the reach of the CIO. Innovation and investment are critical to effect the strategic changes that will lead to competitive advantage.

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Analysis

  • Findings
    • Chief Executive Interest in Technology-Enabled Sources of Business Growth Is Rising Rapidly
    • CEOs Are Saying Progressive Things About Technology, but CIO Budgets Are Mostly Unchanged
    • CEOs Name Companies They Admire for Creating Technology-Related Competitive Advantage
  • Five CEO Resolutions for 2014
    • Help Your Executive Team Map Out and Agree on New Zones of Digital Scope and Control
    • Drive Industry Collaboration to Frustrate New-Entrant Digital Disruption
    • Help Your CIO Focus on Digital by Delegating Traditional IT to a "Deputy CIO"
    • Strengthen Internal Ethics Debate to Confidently Lead Culture and Win Digital Opportunities
    • Allocate Fresh Investment to Accelerate Digital Business Change

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