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China Summary Translation: 'The CIO's Guide to Powerful Strategic Contribution'

Published: 16 August 2019

ID: G00434013

Analyst(s): Owen Chen , Irving Tyler


To maximize business impact, CIOs must integrate delivery of information and technology capabilities with the achievement of strategic goals and initiatives. This research provides CIOs with tools to establish comprehensive goals linking IT contributions to business value.

Table Of Contents



The CIO’s Guide to Powerful Strategic Contribution

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Establish a Set of Comprehensive Goals
  • Establish IT’s Business Performance Contribution
    • Create a “Line of Sight” From IT to the Business
  • Integrate Business and I&T Goals
    • The Importance of Creating Well-Defined Goals

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