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China Summary Translation: 'The Top Challenges Facing I&O Leaders in 2016'

Published: 29 September 2016

ID: G00315317

Analyst(s): Dave Russell, Kevin Ji


Top issues that I&O leaders need to address include lower budgets, developing a cloud strategy, aligning with the business, modernizing legacy applications and talent management. I&O leaders should take the steps outlined in this research to more effectively support the digital business.

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The Top Challenges Facing I&O Leaders in 2016

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • Developing a Private/Public/Hybrid Cloud Strategy
  • Aligning I&O to Business Outcomes
  • Revenue generation is a primary focus for many organizations, and business leaders spend a significant amount of their energy focused on growing revenue and/or adding value to constituents (or equivalents). I&O leaders must understand how their organizations enable and impact revenue in order to meaningfully frame the I&O business value conversation.
  • Modernize or Retire Legacy Applications
  • Finding and Retaining IT Talent

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