Gartner Research

2016 CIO Agenda: A Germany and DACH Region Perspective

Published: 19 February 2016

ID: G00297511

Analyst(s): Hanns Koehler-Kruener , Ansgar Schulte


CIOs in Germany and the DACH region, although on par with global peers in embracing their companies' digital journey, play a less strategic role in their organization and need to divest themselves more of traditional IT responsibilities to become stronger change agents for digitalization.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Business, Economic and Financial Context
    • Digitalization Is Intensifying
    • Digital Business Focus Is Still Operational
    • IT Budgets Are Rising Only Marginally
    • Technology Focus Is Increasingly Selective
    • But Digital Threats Are Evolving
  • Key Priorities for CIOs
    • Creating a Bimodal Business Delivery Platform
    • Evolving the Talent Platform
    • Building the Leadership Platform
  • Final Remarks
  • Methodology

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