This IDC study looks at the top 10 predictions made for the 2016 CIO Agenda in the Australian context. These predictions inform CIOs about global trends in IT as well as how the Australian IT landscape is evolving, thus enabling CIOs to step into a critical role and lead their organizations through a period of accelerating digital transformation.
CIOs and other IT executives have the potential to find a path forward through these unprecedented changes. And if they embrace and adapt to these changes, senior IT leaders and the IT organization can partner with the business, serving as an engine of transformation — from old to new, from unstable to stable, and from experimental to operational.
These predictions lay out IDC's vision for the 10 most important shifts that will happen in IT organizations over the next 36 months as CIOs transform from a "crisis in leadership" to the "calm of execution." Senior IT executives are recommended use this IDC FutureScape to inform their three-year strategic plan for their IT organizations.