As a technology executive, what keeps you up at night?

Hiring / Retaining talent40%

Eng not moving fast enough36%

Marketing not moving fast enough10%

Sales not moving fast enough6%

Other (please comment)5%


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Assistant Director IT Auditor in Education, 10,001+ employees
Getting the person with the right talent is very challenging especially when you have salary constraints also the person with propper work ethics that follows the organization norms or easily adopt.
IT Regional Manager - Senior Consultant - Technical Writer - Blogger in Software, 5,001 - 10,000 employees
totally agree with Clifton. but its not only the problem "as much as you can with less that you can", I guess that is also a problem of HR that not always are alligned with our requirements. This also happend to us when we look for new oportunities, is complex to find them.
Director of Technology Strategy in Services (non-Government), 2 - 10 employees
Ensuring we are delivering complete business value in what we do.
Director in Manufacturing, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Cost reduction targets
Director in Construction, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Director in Manufacturing, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Layoffs if business doesn’t sell enough
Security breaches

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The best we can do63%

We could improve21%

Basically non-existent5%

We don’t have self-serve analytics0%



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Accountability - There's no system for accountability - we just rely on people keeping their word33%

Innovation - There's a structured process to contribute an idea and see the eventual outcome and decisions53%

People - Our company finds it difficult to do any of the above33%

People - Laggards hold things back but certain people and teams make it happen31%

General - We find it difficult to do any of the above15%

IT - We are held back from most of the above by legacy systems and a dependence on IT24%

Processes and Workflow - We've reached a point where email, chat and documentation have been replaced with accountable tasking and repeatable processes17%

Processes and Workflow - We publish processes or documentation and try to keep it up-to-date13%

Something else (comments below)1%


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