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CIOs Must Assess Digital Urgency and Organizational Readiness to Lead Government Transformation

Published: 30 March 2018

ID: G00352432

Analyst(s): Arthur Mickoleit


There is no uniform way to pursue digital transformation in government — every organization responds differently to digital change and disruption. This research helps CIOs evaluate the levels of urgency and readiness and provides context-sensitive advice to lead transformation.

Table Of Contents



  • Gauge the Degree of Urgency for Digital Transformation
    • Gauge External Pressures
    • Gauge Internal Pressures
  • Determine the Readiness for Digital Transformation
  • Customize the Action Plan for Digital Transformation
    • High Flyer (High Urgency, High Readiness)
    • Under Pressure (High Urgency, Low Readiness)
    • Cautious Mover (Low Urgency, Low Readiness)
    • Ready to Fly (Low Urgency, High Readiness)

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