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The CIO’s Guide to Strategic Planning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published: 01 June 2020

ID: G00726847

Analyst(s): Ian Cox , Noah Rosenstein , Chris Howard , Monika Sinha , Peter Skyttegaard


COVID-19 has severely disrupted strategy and strategic plans. It has also rendered most enterprises’ strategic direction obsolete. CIOs must use adaptive strategic planning based on scenarios to navigate through the crisis as well as to reset the overall strategic direction of the enterprise.

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