Gartner Research

CIO Leadership in Innovation and Strategic Business Change Primer for 2017

Published: 20 April 2017

ID: G00326611

Analyst(s): Noah Rosenstein , Ian Cox , Heather Colella


With digital technologies accelerating the speed of business change, enterprises need a new approach to strategy, one that integrates business, innovation, information and technology. This research agenda is designed to help CIOs lead this effort.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do CIOs create and communicate an integrated strategy that is business-focused and includes innovation, information and technology?
    • How do CIOs contribute to evolving and innovating the business model and business operating model?
    • How do CIOs lead digital business success through people-centric design principles and practices?
    • How do CIOs build a sustainable innovation process and culture?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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