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Digital is turning CIOs into business executives

March 21, 2018

Via: CIO

For 84 percent of CIOs at top-performing digital organizations, their role has substantially widened beyond IT, with innovation and transformation being their prime responsibilities, according to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda report (registration required) — a global survey of approximately 3,160 CIO respondents from 98 countries.

Nearly all (95 percent) of this year’s respondents expect the CIO role to change from operating to orchestrating IT as a result of digitization, which generally means quicker convergence of technology trends, shifting business expectations, and new corporate or organizational objectives.

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