How CIOs Can Lead a Digital Transformation
The ability to build a relationship and trust with the CEO is extremely important to a CIO’s journey to business influencer and digital ambassador.
89% of survey respondents feel that the CIO is now a key contributor to business strategies.
90% said the CIO should be a “chief inclusion officer” who promotes an open and innovative culture.
88% said that hands-on experience in leading digital programs and initiatives is the best way to become a digital CIO.
84% said a CIO must articulate a clearly defined digital strategy for a successful digital transformation.
82% said that a CIO must understand the business benefits of various digital programs for a successful digital transformation.
62% said the need to build relationships and trust with the CEO is “extremely” important.
85% said that marketing is increasingly becoming digital, requiring tech interface.
79% said the customer experience is largely shaped by digital tech.
82% said that business experience matters greatly for digital CIOs, and 78% said the same about cross-industry experience.
86% said an IT degree is required to secure a career as a CIO, and 83% said business management education should be required.