Digital business is no longer some aspirational concept. It’s the way you need to do business.
“We’re going from everybody talking about digital business and a few being out there to a significant portion of CIOs saying, ‘Yes, we are actually scaling and harvesting the benefits of being a digital business.’” (Tomas Nielsen, Gartner)
This week on Gartner ThinkCast, we are sowing the seeds that will bring you a bountiful harvest in 2019 and beyond. We will into the results of Gartner’s 2019 CIO survey and what your peers see atop their agendas for the coming year. And buckle up, because change and disruption will remain common themes, as Gartner’s David Cearley makes clear in talking about the top strategic technology trends you need to track.
“You can think of it as really a mindset of continuous refresh, where your organization can foster perpetual innovation, perpetual integration and perpetual delivery.” (David Cearley, Gartner)
And if you want to know where a lot that continuous refresh will occur, take a look at your Marketing department, because Ewan McIntyre of Gartner for Marketing Leaders says your chief marketing officer most likely has the attention of your chief executive officer.
“What’s been really interesting over the last few years has been a kind of increasing closeness between CEOs and CMOs, and we see that because of the focus that CEOs have on the customer.” (Ewan McIntyre, Gartner for Marketing Leaders)
We’re focused on giving you a running start for 2019. So get ready, get set, let’s go.