Gartner Research

CIO Mastery of Leadership, Culture and People Dynamics Primer for 2017

Published: 20 April 2017

ID: G00326610

Analyst(s): Alvaro Mello, Lily Mok , Mark Coleman, Diane Morello, Elise Olding , Suzanne Adnams , Bruce Robertson , Bard Papegaaij , Christie Struckman , Diane Berry


CIOs who aspire to transform their enterprise into a competitive digital business must have the proper mindset, skills and competencies. This initiative offers CIOs strategies, tactics and resources to hone leadership skills, build a transformative culture, and attract and retain talented people.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • Which leadership skills and competencies will CIOs need to influence and guide their enterprise and to deliver value in a rapidly changing digital business environment?
    • How will CIOs shape the culture of the IT organization to scale business transformation and innovation and to demonstrate tangible contribution to the enterprise?
    • How will CIOs anticipate changing skills and competencies of the IT workforce and ensure they have the right people on board?
    • How will CIOs promote organizational "change fitness" and change leadership for themselves and within their teams?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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