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CIO Leadership of Strategy, Governance and Operating Models Primer for 2021

Published: 04 January 2021

ID: G00738153

Analyst(s): Simon Mingay , Joanne Kopcho , Remi Gulzar , Monika Sinha


CIOs are key to digital business acceleration in 2021. To deliver accelerated and more effective strategic execution, CIOs must overhaul their operating model and their approach to strategy and governance to make them composable and adaptive. The research outlines how CIOs can deliver that reality.

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Suggested First Steps

Essential Reading

Tools and Toolkits

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