02 Nov 2016
Lack of vision, credibility, or ability to influence will keep 40% of CIOs from attaining leadership roles in enterprise DX by 2017
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., November 2, 2016 – Today's IT organizations are divided into two camps: those that thrive by effectively leveraging digital technologies, new business models, and entrepreneurial cultures; and those that are saddled by technical debt, plodding business processes, and lack of a digitally-fueled vision for the future. To help CIOs and IT executives successfully lead their organizations through accelerating digital transformation, International Data Corporation (IDC) today unveiled IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2017 Predictions (Doc #US41845916). These predictions lay out the ten most important shifts that will happen in IT organizations over the next 36 months and will guide senior IT executives in the formation of their three-year strategic IT plan.
In a Web conference held today, November 2nd at 11 a.m. EST, IDC analysts Joe Pucciarelli, Serge Findling, and Mike Jennett offered guidance for managing the impact of these ten predictions on IT investment priorities and implementation strategies. To hear a replay of this Web conference or any of the IDC FutureScape Web conferences, please visit: https://www.idc.com/idcfuturescapes2017.
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IDC's Worldwide CIO Agenda predictions for 2017 are:
"The message is clear — CIOs have to find a way to reinvent their IT organizations; otherwise, they risk dragging down their businesses or getting replaced by service providers that can accomplish what they can't," asserted Joe Pucciarelli, Group Vice President & IT Executive Advisor, IDC IT Executive Programs. "In the new digital economy, CIOs must manage by Leading in 3D: forging an IT organization that can simultaneously innovate, integrate, and incorporate."
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About IDC FutureScape
IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
To learn more about IDC FutureScape 2017, please visit http://www.idc.com/events/futurescapes
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