Gartner Research

2018 CIO Agenda: A Spain and Portugal Perspective

Published: 09 March 2018

ID: G00346754

Analyst(s): Jose Maria De Santiago, Ed Gabrys


The Gartner 2018 CIO Survey shows that the CIO is changing from a delivery executive to a business executive — from controlling costs and improving processes, to exploiting data, driving revenue and scaling digital business. Here, we analyze survey results from Spain and Portugal.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • IT Budgets Are Expected to Increase
    • S&P CIOs Have an Opportunity to Grow Their Role and Responsibilities
    • S&P Organizations Are Advancing From Digital Initiation to Scaling
  • S&P CIOs Must Lead the Change to Mitigate Enterprise Cultural Resistance
    • Independent Multidisciplinary Digital Teams Predominate in Top Performers
    • Scaling of Digital Business Into Ecosystem Participation Necessitates New Roles in IT
    • Cybersecurity Has Increased in Importance and Requires a Long-Term Strategy
  • Methodology

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