Gartner Research

2019 CEO Survey: Impact on CIOs in Manufacturing

Published: 18 April 2019

ID: G00384088

Analyst(s): Frank Ridder , Pete Basiliere

Summary

Dealing with tariffs and digitalization are key initiatives for manufacturing industry CEOs in 2019. Successful CIOs are ahead of the trends with flexible and innovative information technology, process and cost optimization investments that enable innovative new products and process improvements.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • New Trade Tariffs Will Require Investing in IT Flexibility and Change for Many Companies
  • Successful Digital Business Initiative Management Depends on a Clear Strategy and Solid Financial KPIs
  • Digital Change in Manufacturing Organizations Is Causing CEOs to Collaborate With Their Ecosystem
  • Conclusion

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2019 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client