Category Archives: CIOs

2017 Tech Investment Priorities

IDG: In 2017, IT leaders will be increasing investments in numerous applications and platforms with business intelligence & analytics (71%), securing enterprise information assets (59%), CRMs (47%) and mobile enterprise apps (46%) leading the pack. Additionally, tech leaders shared their … Continue reading

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Only 16% of IT budgets are allocated to investments in innovation and growth

While 45% of CIOs identify “innovation” and 44% point to “growth” as their organizations’ most important priorities, only 15% are investing in emerging technologies . Only 16% of IT budgets are allocated to investments in innovation and growth, with the … Continue reading

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The CIO Dilemma: More Important, Less Strategic

With the rise in the importance of information technology (IT) for all organizations, you would think that the stature of the function and that of its head—the Chief Information Officer (CIO)—will also rise. Instead, two new surveys report that IT … Continue reading

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Your Company’s Next CEO: Any Senior Executive But the CIO?

“It’s likely that your company’s next CEO is currently a CIO,” The Wall Street Journal announced recently. In explaining why it changed the 27-year-old section name “Marketplace” to “Business & Tech” (in the print edition), the Journal declared that “every … Continue reading

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IT Moves to a Utility Model (Wikibon Report)

Enterprise IT Economics in the Microprocessor Era, Wikibon 2014 IT Economics in the Cloud Era – Cloud Services Track Software Economics, Wikibon 2014 Wikibon: Amazon has turned the data center into an API. This trend is having profound impacts on enterprise IT … Continue reading

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IDC: 60% of CIOs will be supplanted by Chief Digital Officers by 2025

In a webinar last week, IDC discussed its CIO predictions for 2015 and beyond (Louis Columbus provides an excellent summary here). Of IDC’s 10 predictions, the one that intrigued me most, predicted that most of the audience, presumably CIOs and … Continue reading

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Peter High’s Must-Read Book on the New Roles for CIOs and IT

Peter High has an urgent message to CIOs everywhere: You Can Do It! The sub-title of his new book, Implementing World Class IT Strategy: How IT Can Drive Organizational Innovation, also makes it clear that his clarion call is more … Continue reading

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