Gartner Research

2016 CIO Agenda: An Asia/Pacific and Japan Perspective

Published: 19 February 2016

ID: G00297533

Analyst(s): Poh-Ling Lee, Andy Rowsell-Jones


The 2016 Gartner CIO Survey results show that the Asia/Pacific and Japan region is embarking on a rapid move to digitalization. Businesses and public-sector CIOs should invest in delivery, talent and leadership platforms to industrialize their response to digitalization.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • APJ Region Is Rapidly Digitalizing; APJ CIOs Respond by Investing Growth-Oriented Activities
    • Digitalization in APJ Is Expected to Intensify Rapidly
    • Digitalization in APJ Is a Growth-Oriented Strategy
    • APJ CIOs Worry More About Market Risk Than Their Global Peers
    • APJ IT Budgets Are Growing Faster, on Average, Than ROW
    • APJ CIOs Are Investing in Growth-Oriented Technologies
  • Digital Leaders are Harnessing Delivery, Talent and Leadership Platforms to Industrialize Digitalization
    • Delivery: Bimodal Is Widespread in APJ, Opportunities Exist for Improvement
    • Talent Is in Short Supply in APJ: Better Practices and Willingness to Adopt Innovative Approaches Address Shortages
    • Leadership: APJ CIOs Have the Right Roles, Not the Right Relationships, for Digital Leadership
  • Methodology

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