Gartner Research

CIO Leadership, Culture and People Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00375729

Analyst(s): Elise Olding , Diane Berry , Suzanne Adnams , Christie Struckman , Carol Rozwell , De'Onn Griffin


Research surveys indicate that culture and talent are high priorities for C-level executives, who view them as either barriers or enablers for digital business. Growing and developing strong leadership abilities are key to tapping into workforce potential and creating a dynamic, inclusive culture.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can I improve my own leadership as well as develop leaders within the IT organization?
    • What can we do to shape organizational culture and the impact of change on our people and environment?
    • How can we prepare for and manage the future workforce by recruiting, retaining and reskilling our people?
    • How do we integrate D&I into the strategy, governance and management of the digital workplace?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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