Gartner Research

2018 CIO Agenda: An Australia and New Zealand Perspective

Published: 09 March 2018

ID: G00346743

Analyst(s): Brian Ferreira , Jenny Beresford


CIOs in Australia and New Zealand continue to lag behind global digital leaders in technology investment, innovation and capability — a trend we saw in 2017. This year, CIOs need to be bold and take advantage of unfolding digital business opportunities and defending continued disruption and threats.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Introduction: An ANZ Context
  • Australia/New Zealand CIOs Are Mostly Typical (Digital) Performers
  • ANZ Business Priorities in 2018
    • Growth First, Digital Second
    • Digital Maturity: From Experimenting to Scaling
    • Technology Business Differentiators
  • Technology Priorities
    • IT Budget Change in 2018
    • Invest More in Digitization, Business Intelligence and Cloud; Less in On-Premises Infrastructure
    • Emerging Technologies: Data and Digital Experience
    • Cybersecurity Can't Wait
  • People and Capability
    • Digital Transformation's Biggest Barrier Is Culture
    • Digital Business Runs on Teamwork
    • Roles in Demand: AI, IoT and Cybersecurity
  • Mastering the New Job of the CIO
    • The CIO's Role Is Changing
    • The CIO Drives Business Performance
    • Being the CIO — To Whom You'll Report
  • Methodology

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