Gartner Research

2015 CIO Agenda: A France Perspective

Published: 30 January 2015

ID: G00272703

Analyst(s): John Mahoney, Jean-Marc Lejeune


The Gartner 2015 CIO survey shows digital opportunities at the center of business IT concerns. This research explores the CIO agenda for France, where CIOs are similar to the global average in some areas but need to work more with business issues to gain influence over the digital agenda.

Table Of Contents


  • Business and Financial Context
    • Uncertainty and Slow Predicted Growth in the French Economy Drive Mixed IT Budget Expectations and Encourage Focus on Cost Metrics Rather Than Value
  • Flipping Information and Technology Leadership
    • The CIO Must Lead the Digital Change, but the CEO Sees It as More of a Team Game
    • Technology Priorities in France Are Similar to Global
    • CIOs in France Fall Behind Global Adoption of Cloud but Are Ahead in SMART Technologies
  • Flipping Value Leadership
    • CIOs in France Conduct Benefit Analyses but Use Mainly Financial Metrics
  • Flipping People Leadership
    • CIOs in France Spend Less Time With Business Executives

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