Gartner Research

Developing Digital Risk Leaders for Digital Business Innovation

Published: 03 August 2016

ID: G00301400

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler


With a more complex and intertwined global technology environment, the number of digital risks facing companies today continues to multiply. As a result, the demand for risk management leaders is increasing. CIOs must develop digital risk leaders to ensure successful digital business innovation.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • The growing demand for DRM skills and lack of marketplace talent will require CIOs to develop digital risk leadership within the enterprise
  • Corporate boards of directors, CEOs and CIOs are seeking greater digital risk expertise due to greater regulatory scrutiny from government bodies
  • Three sources for developing digital risk leadership are evolving rapidly to help CIOs strengthen their DRM practices
    • Degree Programs
    • Certification Programs
    • Executive Programs

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