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2015 CIO Survey and CEO Survey: As CEOs Commit to Digital, CIOs Must Flip Their Leadership to Deliver

Published: 10 April 2015

ID: G00275022

Analyst(s): Mark Raskino , Dave Aron


It is clear to both CEOs and CIOs that digital is real and relevant, according to results from the 2015 CEO Survey and CIO Survey. However, they must align more to exploit digital effectively.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Overall Theme and Mood — It's Time to Deliver on Digital's Promise
  • CEOs Prioritize Front-Office IT, While CIOs Still Focus More on the Back Office and Core Systems
    • Recommended Actions
  • CIOs and CEOs Are Misaligned on Long-Term Planning
    • Recommended Actions
  • CEOs and CIOs Agree — Companies Are Not Ready for the New Digital Risks
    • Recommended Actions
  • In Summary

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