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2019 CEO Survey: Impact on CIOs in Manufacturing

Published: 18 April 2019

ID: G00384088

Analyst(s): Frank Ridder , Pete Basiliere


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


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

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