Gartner Research

Top Seven Priorities for U.S. Federal CIOs

Published: 13 April 2017

ID: G00328265

Analyst(s): Cathleen Blanton , Rick Holgate


U.S. federal CIOs are at a crossroads brought on by the presidential transition and recent legislation: They must either assert their relevance to their agencies' mission and mature their executive relationships, or retreat to the data center and the struggle of legacy cultural patterns.

Table Of Contents


  • Prove the Mission Value of IT and Elevate the Value of the CIO
    • Relevant Research
  • Revitalize the IT Workforce
    • Relevant Research
  • Move Ahead With Cloud Migration
    • Relevant Research
  • Expand Use of BI/Analytics
    • Relevant Research
  • Strengthen Cybersecurity/Information Security
    • Relevant Research
  • Modernize Legacy Systems
    • Relevant Research
  • Renovate the Core (Refresh Infrastructure/Networks/Data Centers)
    • Relevant Research

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