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How to Maintain Relevance When Every Enterprise Is a Technology Company

Published: 26 March 2015

ID: G00272796

Analyst(s): Patrick Meehan, Sandra Notardonato , Kurt Potter


CIOs must sustain the business and remain competitive to succeed in digital business. Monitoring financial and performance management competencies is critical in achieving benefits from IT and business transformations.

Table Of Contents


  • CIOs Must Modify the Business Stakeholder Relationship
  • Uncertain Investment and Transformation Drive Technology Companies
  • Justification and Metrics Change With Uncertainty-Based Investments
  • Leadership Style Impacts Investment Style
  • Ensure That Uncertain Investments Stay on Track

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