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CIO Futures: A Day in the Life of a CIO in 2030

Published: 12 October 2016

ID: G00305677

Analyst(s): Alvaro Mello, Tina Nunno


In 2030, the day of a typical CIO will be primarily focused on engaging with revenue-generating customers and associated business initiatives, and only minimally focused on direct technology management. This future scenario explores how the day of a CIO in 2030 versus 2016 might look.

Table Of Contents


  • Artifact From the Future: Charlie's Schedule on a Typical Day in 2030
  • Differences in the CIO's Daily Schedule Between 2030 and Today
  • Inhibitors to the 2030 Scenario
  • Recommendations for CIOs in 2016

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