IT Management Slideshow: Innovate or Save Money? The CIO Balancing ActBy Dennis McCafferty | Posted 12-07-2011
Top three issues for CIOs (percent respondents):
Saving costs (67%)Increasing operational efficiencies (65%)
67% of CIO respondents feel IT is fundamental to competitiveness. (Only half of non-IT managers polled feel the same way.)
Less than a third (30%) of CIOs polled see IT as a commodity, compared with more than 51% of non-IT managers surveyed.
50% of CIO respondents say they now sit on their company's operational board or management team.
Only 34% of CIO respondents say they've achieved anything close to their innovation potential.
More than 70% of CIO respondents within retail and financial services industries say they are focused more on innovation than on utility.
Less than 25% of CIO respondents within the construction and engineering industries say they are primarily focused on innovation.
39% of CIO respondents report budget growth over the past 12 months.
Only 22% of CIO respondents say they are deploying cloud computing for core business purposes.