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Predicts 2017: Government CIOs Are Caught Between Adversity and Opportunity

Published: 10 November 2016

ID: G00316711

Analyst(s): Anthony Mullen , Cathleen Blanton , Alia Mendonsa , Rick Howard , Neville Cannon , Bettina Tratz-Ryan , Rick Holgate


Omnidirectional pressures confront government CIOs: expectations for cost reductions, emerging open data opportunities, loss of control and influence, growing cloud use, increasing citizen expectations, and advances in technology. CIOs must be anticipatory and proactive to survive and succeed.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • Strategic Planning Assumptions
  • A Look Back

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