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Oct 2017 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US41789117

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2018 Predictions

Table of Contents

IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2018 Top 10 Predictions

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Summary of External Drivers

Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers

Prediction 1: By 2018, 75% of CIOs Will Put Experiential Engagement, Data Monetization, or Digital Business at Scale at the Top of Their Agenda

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 2: Through 2019, Dragged Down by Conflicting Digital Transformation Imperatives, Ineffective Technology Innovation, Cloud Infrastructure Transition, and Underfunded End-of-Life Core Systems, 75% of CIOs and Their Enterprises Will Fail to Meet All of Their Digital Objectives

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 3: By 2020, 60% of the CIOs Who Have Crossed the Digital Divide Will Prevail in C-Suite Turmoil and Competition to Become Digital Business Leaders for Their Enterprises

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 4: By 2019, 60% of CIOs Will Complete Infrastructure and Application Replatforming Using Cloud, Mobile, and DevOps, Clearing the Deck for Accelerated Enterprise Digital Transformation

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 5: By 2019, 60% of IT Organizations Will Deploy DX Platforms Supporting New Customer- and Ecosystem-Facing Business Models

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 6: By 2019, 75% of CIOs Will Refocus Cybersecurity Around Authentication and Trust to Manage Business Risks, Initiating the Retirement of Systems That Cannot Ensure Data Protection

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 7: By 2020, 40% of CIOs Will Leverage Vision- and Mission-Driven Leadership to Inspire and Empower Their Organizations to Create Digital Transformation Capabilities

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 8: Recognizing the Failure of Existing IT Governance and the Need for a Shared Digital Transformation Vision, by 2020, 40% of CIOs Will Adopt New Digital Governance Models to Accelerate Innovation and Speed

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 9: By 2018, 70% of CIOs Will Take Agility to the Next Level, Gearing Up to a Product Model Using Design Thinking and DevOps

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 10: By 2020, 60% of CIOs Will Implement an IT Business Model and Culture That Shifts Focus from IT Projects to Digitally Oriented Products

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Advice for Technology Buyers

External Drivers: Detail

Accelerating DX: Technology-Centric Transformation Altering Business and Society

Pace of Change: Technology Capabilities Enable Sustainable Change at the Speed of Digital Business

DX Delta: Leaders and Disruptors Widen Performance Gap

Sense, Compute, Actuate: The New Data-Centric Paradigm

Platform Disruption: Unleashing Digital Innovation's Power for Scale

Cyberthreats: Theft, Ransom, and Cyberattack on the Rise

Innovation Impasse: Legacy Systems Constraining Transformation

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