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2017 CIO Agenda: An Africa Perspective

Published: 09 February 2017

ID: G00318368

Analyst(s): Wm. L. Hahn , Mbula Schoen


The Gartner 2017 CIO Survey shows that digitalization continues to define how enterprises interact with customers. As more enterprises join the digital ecosystems, CIOs must assess their organizations' critical capabilities to accelerate development of products, services and innovation.

Table Of Contents

Data Insights

  • Overview
  • Africa's Partnering Opportunity "Sweet Spot" Is Now
  • Budget Constraints Create a "Seller's Market" for Digital Ecosystem Solutions
  • 2017 Spending Priorities Reveal Continued Interest in Analytics
  • African Business Apps Are Younger
  • Africa Keeps Pace With Digital Spending
  • Key Digital Technologies Underpin Development
  • Bimodal IT Adoption Is Increasing
  • Benefits of Bimodal
  • Methodology

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