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How Midsize Enterprise CIOs Can Influence Business Culture

Published: 10 June 2019

ID: G00373506

Analyst(s): Christie Struckman , Joe Mariano , Mike Cisek


Midsize enterprise CIOs cite business culture as the top barrier to transformation within their enterprises. Those MSE CIOs that harness the intimate relationships they have across the enterprise will eliminate that barrier and develop a business culture that drives digital transformation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • All MSE Executives, Not Just the CIO, Must Aspire to the Desired Culture Changes
  • Create Psychological Safety for Employees
  • Determine Business Employees’ Risk Appetite
  • Empower Employees to Be Innovative, and Try New Things by Creating a Supportive Environment

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