C-Suite Builds Courage to Delve Into Business Tech

C-Suite Builds Courage to Delve Into Business Tech

C-Suite Builds Courage to Delve Into Business TechC-Suite Builds Courage to Delve Into Business Tech

Top leaders are developing a deep understanding of business technology, believing that the digitization and adoption of emerging tech have become a top priority.

Top PriorityTop Priority

65% of the c-level executives surveyed said the digitization and adoption of new and emerging technologies have emerged as their top leadership priority.

Quick StudyQuick Study

54% said they’ve developed a deep understanding of technology, and 57% have even written code.

Catalysts for ChangeCatalysts for Change

47% said their competitors are the biggest drivers behind major technology shifts.

Top Ways to Make Informed Tech DecisionsTop Ways to Make Informed Tech Decisions

Conduct customer research: 75%.
Analyze social media: 54%.
Deploy a content management system: 53%

Added ExpertiseAdded Expertise

47% of the c-level executives surveyed said that to prepare for a tech transformation, they’ve created new IT-focused roles in their leadership team.

Good GambleGood Gamble

87% believe that taking risks is necessary to achieve business and technology goals and maintain a strong competitive advantage.

Customer CommitmentCustomer Commitment

87% of the c-level executives surveyed said their organization has an internal team dedicated to understanding customers.

Top-Notch TreatmentTop-Notch Treatment

69% said they listen closely to customer feedback and make changes accordingly, while 61% said they treat customers as valued partners.

Open BookOpen Book

51% of the c-level executives surveyed said they are transparent and honest when mistakes are made.

Change of PaceChange of Pace

71% said that they distinguish themselves from other executives through their “passionate” curiosity and continuous research of new technology.

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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