IT Management Slideshow: What CIOs Want the Boss to Know

By Ericka Chickowski  |  Posted 10-13-2009

Strategy & Organization
CIOs believe that it is most important for executive leadership to understand concerns about IT-business alignment issues. This was ranked by 52.84%

as the top priority.

Strategy & Organization</b><br />  CIOs believe that it is most important for executive leadership to understand concerns about IT-business alignment issues. This was ranked by <b>52.84%

Strategy & Operations
IT strategy concerns were rated as the top priority for executive awakening by just under 25%

of CIOs.

Strategy & Operations</b><br /> IT strategy concerns were rated as the top priority for executive awakening by just under <b>25%

Strategy & Operations
Approximately 16%

of CIOs said they thought it was most important that other leaders understand concerns around business process management.

Strategy & Operations</b><br />  Approximately <b>16%

Strategy & Operations
6.25%

of IT leaders thought it was most important for other leaders to understand concerns about IT organization considerations.

Strategy & Operations</b><br />  <b>6.25%

Governance & Compliance
Top priorities for CIOs are explaining the importance of the value of IT (28%), the role of the CIO (14%) and how IT governance processes work (14%

).  

Governance & Compliance</b><br />  Top priorities for CIOs are explaining the importance of the value of IT (<b>28%</b>), the role of the CIO (<b>14%</b>) and how IT governance processes work (<b>14%

Governance & Compliance
CIOs believe executives need a better understanding of security and risk management. Approximately 11% of CIOs ranked security as a top priority and 10%

ranked risked management on top.

Governance & Compliance</b><br />  CIOs believe executives need a better understanding of security and risk management. Approximately <b>11%</b> of CIOs ranked security as a top priority and <b>10%

Technology & Infrastructure
A majority of CIOs (58%

) said they most wanted executive leadership to better understand the concerns related to managing change within the technology infrastructure.

Technology & Infrastructure</b><br />  A majority of CIOs (<b>58%

Technology & Infrastructure
17%

of CIOs said executives need to understand concerns about integrating IT systems.

Technology & Infrastructure</b><br />  <b>17%

Technology & Infrastructure
Approximately 15%

of IT leaders said passing along information about managing emerging technology was a top priority.

Technology & Infrastructure</b><br />  Approximately <b>15%

Technology & Infrastructure
10%

said concerns about IT architecture should be addressed up the chain of command.

Technology & Infrastructure</b><br /> <b>10%