By the Numbers: How CIOs View Key IT Issues

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 10-16-2007 Print Email


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Here's how top IT executives view their jobs and profession, from a survey of members by the Society for Information Management.

Top IT Management Professional Concerns

1 Attracting, developing, and retaining IT professionals
2 IT and business alignment
3 Build business skills in IT
4 Reduce the cost of doing business
5 Improve IT quality
6 Security and privacy
7 Manage change
8 IT strategic planning
9 Making better use of information
10 Evolving CIO leadership role

What's Driving IT Hiring?

1 Business Growth
2 Replacement of employees who have left
3 Customer support
4 ERP installations
5 Regulatory compliance

How CIOs Spend Their Time

23% Relationship management with business
16% Strategy
13% Relationship management with IT
9% IT governance
8% Architecture
8% Operations
7% Non-IT
6% Software development
3% Other

Source: Society For Information Management


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