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2017 CIO Agenda: A GCC Perspective

Published: 09 February 2017

ID: G00318403

Analyst(s): Simon Field, Ed Gabrys


The Gartner 2017 CIO Survey shows that top-performing global CIOs are seizing ecosystem opportunities by focusing on leadership, organization and technology capabilities. Here, we analyze survey results from the Gulf Cooperation Council, with insight into how GCC CIOs differ from their peers.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Seize the Digital Ecosystems Opportunity
    • Get Ready for the Digital Ecosystem Surge
  • A GCC Perspective on the CIO Agenda 2017 and the Digital Ecosystem Opportunity
  • GCC Participation in Digital Ecosystems
  • The Financial Implications of Digital
    • Slower Economic Growth in the GCC Requires CIOs to Rethink Their Budgets and Value
  • Extending the Technology Core to Be Digital-Ecosystem-Ready
    • Focus Technology Planning on Interoperability
  • Create a Digital-Ecosystem-Ready Organization
    • Build Organizational "Bench Strength" Armed With an External Mindset
  • Master Digital-Ecosystem-Ready Leadership
    • Center Leadership Practices on Mastering Interdependence
    • Strategic Priorities
  • Methodology

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