Gartner Research

2018 CIO Agenda: A Benelux Perspective

Published: 09 March 2018

ID: G00346755

Analyst(s): Ivar Berntz , Remi Gulzar


The 2018 Gartner CIO Survey reveals key differences among the surveyed Benelux CIOs and their global counterparts. CIOs can use these differences to understand the Benelux perspective and prioritize their activities to address the opportunities and challenges in the coming year.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Most Benelux Responders Classified Themselves as Typical
  • Business Context
    • Businesses Want Growth
    • There's More Money
    • Digital Business
  • CIOs Expect Their Job to Change
    • IT Performance Is a Diminishing Part of CIO Success
    • Eighty-Four Percent of CIOs at Top-Performing Organizations Have Responsibilities Outside of IT
    • CIOs Adopting Roles That Drive Growth
    • Leaders Drive Business Performance Improvement
    • CIOs From Top Performers Spend More Time on Executive Leadership
    • CIOs From Top Performers Are More Likely to Report to a CEO
    • CIOs From Top Performers Are More Likely to Have a Seat at the Executive Table
  • Disruptive Technologies Approach Tipping Points
  • CIOs Are Rebalancing Their Technology Portfolio — Part 1: Areas Expecting Increased Funding
  • CIOs Rebalancing Their Technology Portfolio — Part 2: Areas Expecting Decreased Funding
  • BI/Analytics Tops the Technology Differentiator List for 2018
    • CIOs From Top Performers Are More Likely to Be Involved in Advanced Analytics Initiatives
    • AI Has the Biggest Impact, Followed by Digital Security
  • Methodology

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