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2018 CIO Agenda: A K-12 Education Perspective

Published: 09 March 2018

ID: G00344444

Analyst(s): Kelly Calhoun Williams


The 2018 Gartner CIO survey illustrates the importance of mastering the new job of the CIO. K-12 CIOs are facing an array of issues, both in common with and different from other industries, but will nonetheless be facing new demands for this new role.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Summary of Global 2018 CIO Survey: Mastering the New Job of the CIO
  • There's (Not) More Money
  • Cybersecurity Threats Can't Wait
  • Culture Is the Biggest Brick in the Wall
  • CIOs Expect Their Job to Change
  • IT Performance Is a Diminishing Part of CIO Success
  • Business Intelligence/Analytics Tops the Technology Differentiator List for 2018 (Except in K-12)
  • CIOs From Top Performers Are More Likely to Report to a CEO and Have a Seat at the Executive Table
  • CIOs Are Rebalancing Their Technology Portfolio
    • Areas Expecting Increased Funding
    • Areas Expecting Decreased Funding
  • Disruptive Technologies Approach Tipping Points
  • Methodology

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