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The Three “I’s” of the New CIO Role

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Information Is Not Enough

For CIOs to be successful in helping drive digital transformation, they must first transform their own roles by expanding beyond traditional business, technology, and leadership areas of focus to include the “three I’s” of the new CIO: ingenuity, initiative, and inspiration. The successful CIO of the future will embody these key attributes and be able to harness the power of technology and knowledge to drive exponential individual professional and business outcomes.

This International Data Cooperation (IDC) white paper discusses the three key elements of the CIO role in the era of digitally driven business transformation and disruption. It provides CIOs, CXOs, and line-of-business (LOB) leaders with facts and insights that explain the need for and the trajectory of the transformational journey. Examining these elements with the forces that are shaping the new role of CIOs can offer hints at how they can navigate such complex times for their organizations. A comprehensive analysis includes strategic topics such as optimizing IT, using cloud and analytics for competitive advantage, and creating digital experiences for differentiation, loyalty, and revenue growth.

Click here to register for the full IDC White Paper and learn about the key elements of the CIO role in the era of digitally driven business transformation and disruption.

About IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact- based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world’s leading technology media, research, and events company.

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