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China Summary Translation: '2016 CIO Agenda: A China Perspective'

Published: 19 May 2016

ID: G00303381

Analyst(s): Owen Chen


Gartner's 2016 CIO survey results show that we are now knee-deep in the era of digital business, with many companies reimagining their business and operating models based on digital capabilities. This document explores the 2016 CIO agenda for China.

Table Of Contents



2016 CIO Agenda: A China Perspective

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • As Digital Deepens, CIOs in China Continue the Shift to Digital Technology
    • The Digital Focus in China Is Still Somewhat Operational
    • The Shift to Digital Technologies Continues
    • CIOs in China Expect Substantial IT Budget Increases
    • Competition Seen as a Greater Threat Than Security by CIOs in China
    • The Biggest Barrier to Digitalization in China May Be the Lack of Perceived Need
    • Ethical Issues Arise for Chinese and Global CIOs Equally
    • Bimodal Understanding Is Spreading Among CIOs in China
  • CIOs in China Are Concerned With Talent Issues
    • Talent Is One of the Biggest Barriers to CIO Success in China
    • Information/Analytics and Digital Show the Largest Gaps in Chinese Talent
  • CIOs in China Have an Opportunity to Lead Digital Transformation in China
    • CIOs in China Are Assuming the Role of CDO
    • CIOs in China Have an Opportunity to Enhance Their CEO Relationship
    • CIOs in China Spend More Personal Development Days Than Global CIOs
  • Methodology

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