CIOs Face Barriers to Business Transformation

CIOs Face Barriers to Business Transformation

CIOs Face Barriers to Business TransformationCIOs Face Barriers to Business Transformation

By Dennis McCafferty

Legacy LamentLegacy Lament

75% of surveyed CIOs said their existing network presents problems that impact their organization’s ability to achieve its business goals.

Major Issues: Incomplete PackageMajor Issues: Incomplete Package

68% are concerned about the improvement of their overall delivery of services, and 79% question whether they’ll be able to support the delivery of new services to spur business growth.

Major Issues: Elusive NumbersMajor Issues: Elusive Numbers

77% raise doubts about whether they’re effectively deploying analytics and data mining.

Major Issues: Associated CostsMajor Issues: Associated Costs

Just under two-thirds worry about reducing operating expenses.

Major Issues: Fast LaneMajor Issues: Fast Lane

68% are concerned about the fast deployment of new apps, and 65% voice reservations about rapid access to apps from multiple devices.

Major Issues: Communications BreakdownMajor Issues: Communications Breakdown

Nearly two-thirds are concerned about internal communications and collaboration efforts.

Major Issues: Partnering UpMajor Issues: Partnering Up

40% worry about choosing the right vendors to support a transformative business strategy.

All InAll In

90% said their organization is deploying the cloud in some way.

(Don't) Do as I Say …(Don’t) Do as I Say …

More than one-third said that cloud adoption without IT involvement isn’t allowed–but that it either does or may happen.

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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