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The IT Implications of the 2019 CIO Survey for I&O Leaders

Published: 26 March 2019

ID: G00383369

Analyst(s): Sanjit Ganguli , Chirag Dekate


I&O leaders face increasing urgency to deliver new digital use cases comprising AI and IoT while contending with stagnant budgets and shifts of funding away from traditional infrastructure. I&O leaders must exploit digital opportunities to stay relevant and enable business-critical impact.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Growing Adoption of Digital Initiatives at Scale Will Shift CIO Investment Priorities
  • Lack of Alignment Between Business and IT Creates Cascading Challenges That Will Inhibit CIO Agendas
  • Disruptive Technologies Like AI, Data Analytics and the Cloud Will Provide the Digital Competency Required to Deliver Business Value

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