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IT needs to change!
They’ve been saying this for years.
What’s different now?
There are also trends affecting the
fundamentals of business - & thus IT.
“Many of these ideas shun ownership for rent
on those elements of the enterprise not tied
directly to value creation, suggesting a rethink
in how IT is delivered.” – Jim Stikeleather, Executive
Strategist, Innovation, Dell Services, Harvard Business Review
• Many CIOs are a C-level in
• Only 17% of CIOs were on
• Other C-suite members see IT
as back office function & cost
“The executive team often holds
little expectation of the CIO.
This is a risk, both for the CIO’s
role and for the business.” – The
DNA of the CIO – Ernst & Young
What Happened to the New Star of the
What one word best describes your
corporate IT department?
• 50% of CEOs demand more of the IT function than
what it is currently doing. In return, only 10% of CIOs
believe they have an execution problem. - Peter
Sondergaard, Gartner global head of research
• Almost half of CEOs feel IT should be a commodity
service purchased as needed . In addition, they do
not feel that their CIO understands the business nor
how to apply IT in new ways to the business. - Jim
Stikeleather, Executive Strategist, Innovation, for Dell Services
• 86% of CEOs believe that technology advances will
transform their business by 2019. 67% say their IT
department is ill-prepared for the change. – 2014 PWC CEO
• Primarily Cost-Cutting
• Sole-source Provider
• Difference Maker
• Business Champion
• Great Value
• Broker / Orchestrator
• Faster than Rest of Org
• Use the model of a Professional
• Business Requirements
• Find Solutions
• Quality Assurance
• Enterprise Architecture/Security
• Data Management
• Program/Project Management
• Vendor Management
• Change the Mindset
• Increase Demand
• Change the governance model
• Radically increase Speed/Flexibility
• Current culture
• Lack of corporate
strategy / vision
• Legacy systems
• Politics /
• Not the right
• Not enough time
• Sense of urgency
• Afraid to rock the
• Lack of know-how
5th Annual Digital IQ Survey:
Digital Conversations and the
Companies with collaborative
C-suites are 4X more likely to
be a top performing company
CIOs are the catalysts for the
“It is quite startling how few CIOs have taken
steps to reinvent themselves within their
business.” - Maureen Osborne, Global CIO for E&Y
Maintaining status quo is not an option.
You can make the difference!
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