Gartner Research

2017 CIO Agenda: A Southeast Asia Perspective

Published: 09 February 2017

ID: G00318386

Analyst(s): Sid Deshpande , Poh-Ling Lee


In Southeast Asia, CIOs' leadership, organization and technology capabilities are closely aligned to overall top performers in many areas. This note provides a SEA regional perspective of the 2017 Gartner CIO Survey, focusing on areas in which SEA CIO respondents differ from their global peers.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • The Importance of Digital Ecosystems
    • Monetary Authority of Singapore — An Example of a Regulatory Impetus for a Digital Ecosystem
  • SEA CIOs Look to Existing and New External Partners to Source Critical Components for Their More Progressive Digital Initiatives
  • SEA CIOs Feel Challenged by an Overall Lack of Skills/Knowledge Availability and This Is a Major Barrier to New Technology and Digital Business Efforts in Their Organizations
  • SEA CIOs Are Expected to Support More Revenue Growth Than Global Peers With Lower Budget Increases
  • Cost Optimization and Value Generation Drive Positive Perceptions of CIO Leadership
  • Strategic Business Priorities in SEA Largely Support Increased IT Spend on Digital
  • Technology Spending Trends Show Positive Alignment With Business Priorities
  • Methodology

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