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The IT Implications of the 2018 CIO Survey for I&O Leaders

Published: 08 March 2018

ID: G00348121

Analyst(s): Dave Russell, Hank Marquis


Bigger budgets, growth through digital, and the rise of IoT and AI are some of the key highlights of Gartner's 2018 CIO survey. I&O leaders need to factor how these results will impact their organizations, and prepare for increased security threats and skills challenges.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Twenty-Six Percent of CIOs Believe Growth Will Dominate the Leadership Agenda, While 17% Believe Digital Business Will Dominate
  • Only 17% of Organizations Are Operating a Digital Initiative at Scale, With 29% Yet to Begin
  • Ninety-Five Percent of CIOs Believe Cybersecurity Threats Will Increase
  • IT Investment Is Changing, With IoT and AI Representing the Highest Percentage of Growth in Organizations

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