Seven disruptions CIOs might not see coming

Disruptions are fundamental shifts that create lasting change CIOs must take time to consider “what if” scenarios to avoid being blindsided by social, behavioral and technological disruptions, according to Gartner, Inc. Speaking at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo in Australia today, David Yockelson, VP analyst at Gartner, said many disruptions that seem futuristic may be…

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Geopolitical risk will provide CIOs new leadership opportunities

Analysts to discuss impact of geopolitical shifts Technology governance issues emanating from cross-country politics have led to digital geopolitics rapidly becoming an issue that multinational CIOs must step up to lead, according to Gartner, Inc. Forty-one per cent of Boards of Directors view geopolitical power shifts and turbulence as one of the biggest…

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Cybersecurity Tax is hindering investment in future progress

Analysts talk to CIOs in Australian and New Zealand Organizations to discuss 2022. Seventy-three percent of Australian and New Zealand (A/NZ) CIOs said cybersecurity will be their biggest technology investment in 2022, as greater regulation and threats increase leadership focus on security, according to Gartner, Inc.’s annual global survey of…

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CIOs to enterprises: Embrace business composability in 2022

Thrive through disruption in 2022 and beyond. Business composability is the mindset, technologies, and set of operating capabilities that enable organizations to innovate and adapt quickly to changing business needs. It is built on applying the key principle of modularity to business assets to achieve the scale and pace required of…

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CIOs need two critical personal characteristics in 2021

Companies prioritising two critical charactersitics in CIO hires. Seventy percent of hiring processes of new CIOs rank individual determination and sensitivity as two critical personal characteristics in 2021, according to Gartner. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shift the landscape for how global CIOs manage, collaborate and respond to their stakeholders, so…

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Financial services CIOs must align technology investment with business

Investment in Automation and remote work technologies can help organisations achieve new post-COVID-19 goals CIOs who are driving financial services digital business strategy and innovation must align with business leader priorities to ensure a coordinated COVID-19 response and recovery, according to Gartner, Inc. Automation and technologies to sustain and improve remote work…

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