Gartner Research

Establishing and Mastering the CIO Role Primer for 2016

Published: 28 January 2016

ID: G00293092

Analyst(s): Alvaro Mello


CIOs constantly need to balance agility, cost optimization, people management, operational efficiency, business effectiveness and innovation. This research will support CIOs from the first 100 days of establishing their positions until mastering their role as a successful enterprisewide CxO leader.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the initial steps a CIO should execute when taking over the role?
    • How can a CIO master his or her position and become a successful enterprisewide leader?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading

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