Gartner Research

CIO Leadership Actions in Enterprise Digital Governance

Published: 12 October 2016

ID: G00317383

Analyst(s): John MacDorman , Remi Gulzar


Traditional IT governance has neither the scope nor agility to meet the needs of digital business. In transitioning to a governance model that is fit for digital, the CIO must act as a change agent, influencing and orchestrating the overall transformation required at the senior executive level.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Lead the Transformation to Enterprise Digital Governance
  • Strategize Process: Define Digital Contribution in Achieving Strategic Business Goals
  • Invest Process: Establish Executive Accountability and Transparency in Portfolio Investment
  • Execute Process: Enable and Empower Decision Making for Those Who Execute Strategy
  • Perform Process: Update Metrics to Include Digital Business KPIs
  • Conclusion

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