Gartner Research

2018 CIO Agenda: A Japan Perspective

Published: 29 March 2018

ID: G00346763

Analyst(s): Eiichi Matsubara, Yoshi Matsumoto , Yuki Hattanda


The 2018 Gartner CIO Survey reveals that as organizations scale digital business initiatives, the job of the CIO changes. Japanese CIOs must reconsider their organization's digital business growth strategy to stay competitive on a global scale.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Businesses Want Growth
  • IT Budget Will Increase From 2017 to 2018
  • Attitudes Toward Future Cybersecurity Threats
  • CIO Must Eradicate Walls to Scale Digital Business
  • Talent Remains the Barrier to Successful Digital Business Transformation in Japan
  • Top Performers Break Through: Comparison of Digitalized Revenue vs. Digitized Processes
  • The CIO Role Is Changing
  • CIOs Must Balance Business and IT Performance
  • Spend More Time on Executive Leadership
  • A CIO at the Executive Table?
  • Ninety-Three Percent of Top Performer IT Organizations Are Better Prepared for Change
  • Build Bench Strength to Support Business Ecosystem Participation
  • Create Separate Digital Teams
  • Relentlessly Rebalance the Technology Portfolio
  • Anticipate the Next Wave of Tech
  • Summary of Next Actions for Japanese CIOs
  • Methodology

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