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89%

89% of CIOs are investing more heavily in innovation.2

Build an infrastructure
for the future
Build an infrastructure for the future
84%

63% percent of CIO leaders don’t have time to innovate due to day-to-day tasks.2

Drive value with IT
service innovation
Drive value through IT service innovation
84%
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84% of business leaders say fragmented data gets in the way of insights.1

Design a data strategy
for innovation
Design a data strategy that fosters innovation
72%

72% of business leaders believe a competitor will use data to disrupt their business in the next 3 years.1

Create disruption
with insight
Create disruption with insight
69%

69% of organizations that emphasize speed in acquiring, analyzing and acting on insights report a significant positive impact on business outcomes.2

Empower decision
makers
Empower decision makers
90%

90% percent of IT Projects will be rooted in experimentation, speed, and quality by 2019.2

Drive iterative
innovation
Drive iterative innovation
71%

71% of global CEOs intend to treat customers as individuals rather than segments.2

Reinvent the
experience
Reinvent the experience
91%

91% of brands' in-store experiences rate "average" or worse in regard to digital integration.2

Expand the impact
of mobile
Expand the impact of mobile
91%

1.87 Billion people are projected to be part of the mobile workforce by 2022.1

Empower your
workforce
Empower your workforce

Tip #1

Build an infrastructure
for the future

Are you capitalizing on cloud? Drive digital transformation and innovation by integrating and optimizing multi-cloud and traditional IT.

50%

Cloud is powering innovation and reinvention

By 2020, at least 50% of IT spend will be on cloud.1

89%

Invest in transformation

89% of CIOs are investing more heavily in innovation.2

The IBM Cloud: Designed for Innovation

See how Whirlpool improves products with IoT sensor data on cloud.

Mohammed Farooq

Transform IT from a cost center to a revenue generating business

1:07

Gain expert insights

Hear industry expert Mohammed Farooq, GM of Brokerage Services, outline the opportunity for CIOs to reinvent themselves, their organizations, and IT, all at once.

Information Is Not Enough: The Three "I's" of the New CIO Role

1IDC FutureScape: “Worldwide Cloud 2017 Predictions”

2The Harvey Nash/KPMG: CIO Survey 2017

Tip #2

Design a data strategy
that fosters innovation

Are data silos slowing innovation? Integrate, secure, and govern all types of data, from all relevant sources, to enable powerful insights.

84%

Silos hinder innovation

84% of business leaders say fragmented data gets in the way of insights.1

75%

Governance is vital

75% of companies will struggle to meet data privacy laws in the next year.2

Information integration and governance for the Cognitive Era

See how well-governed, connected data can revolutionize your business decisions.

Information Is Not Enough: The Three "I's" of the New CIO Role

1Harvard Business Review: “From Data to Disruption: Innovation through Digital Intelligence”

2Wall Street Journal: Pro Cyber Commentary & Analysis “U.K. Information Commissioner on GDPR: ‘Go Back to the Basics’”

Tip #3

Drive value through
IT service innovation

Spending too much time keeping the lights on? With IT as a Service enhanced with AI, you can run IT at scale and spend more time innovating.

63%

The CIO role continues to shift

63% of LOB leaders see CIOs as strategic advisors.1

63%

Balancing the day-to-day with innovation

63% percent of CIO leaders don’t have time to innovate due to day-to-day tasks.2

Deliver flawlessly with cloud automation

See how Sysco uses dynamic automation to ensure 150,000 on-time deliveries each day.

Information Is Not Enough: The Three "I's" of the New CIO Role

1IDG Enterprise: “What is the Role of a CIO in Business Strategy?”

2CIO from IDG: “How IT Leaders Can Define and Drive IT Innovation”

Tip #4

Create disruption
with insight

Are you making the most out of your data? Your competitors are. Without insights from all available data types – whether it's structured, unstructured, proprietary, or open source – you don't have the full picture. Drive greater business value with leading analytics capabilities infused with AI.

72%

Disrupt or be disrupted

72% percent of business leaders believe a competitor will use data and insights to disrupt their business within the next 3 years.1

14%

Get the most from your data

Only 14% of business leaders believe they exploit data well enough to compete.1

Gain expert insights

Hear industry expert Nin Lei, CTO for Big Data and Analytics in IBM Systems, describe how one company is using advanced technology to cut costs and more efficiently use resources.

Nin Lei

Initiate breakthroughs and drive disruption with advanced analytics

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Information Is Not Enough: The Three "I's" of the New CIO Role

1IBM-sponsored report by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services: “Data to Disruption: Innovation through Digital Intelligence, 2016”

Tip #5

Empower decision makers

Is your data delivering a true advantage? Insights are only as valuable as the outcomes they inspire. Ensure that decision makers across your organization have the insights they need to make informed decisions, quickly.

82%

Data-driven strategy for business

82% of business leaders say “improving the quality of decisions” is the primary benefit of business intelligence.1

69%

Impact business outcomes with insights

69% of organizations that emphasize speed in acquiring, analyzing, and acting upon insights report a significant positive impact on business outcomes.2

Turn your business team into BI experts

See how self-service analytics provide insights to empower your employees for more impactful decision making.

Information Is Not Enough: The Three "I's" of the New CIO Role

1Frost & Sullivan Stratecast: “Defining Smart Business Intelligence Solutions”

2IBM Institute for Business Value: “Analytics: The Speed Advantage - Why Data-Driven Organizations Are Winning the Race in Today’s Marketplace”

Tip #6

Drive iterative innovation

Can your teams move fast enough? As customers demand more tailored experiences, the boundaries between industries blur, revealing new competitors and fostering disruption. To stay ahead of these market shifts, organizations must tap into the API economy and build an environment of iterative innovation.

70%

The key to organizational growth

70% of business leaders believe operation speed will be extremely important to their organization’s growth over the next 3 years.1

90%

The changing imperatives of IT

90% percent of IT projects will be rooted in experimentation, speed, and quality by the end of 2018.2

Establish IT as a co-innovation partner

Follow the IBM roadmap for the modern CIO.

  1. Leverage APIs and microservices to rapidly compose and deliver new capabilities.
  2. Connect existing applications with cutting-edge solutions to unlock new value.

Information Is Not Enough: The Three "I's" of the New CIO Role

1IBM-sponsored report by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services: “Data to Disruption: Innovation through Digital Intelligence, 2016”

2IDC: “FutureScape 2016 CIO Agenda Prediction 5: Driving Experimentation, Speed, and Quality”

Tip #7

Reinvent the experience

Are you creating experiences customers can’t live without? Make your digital touchpoints more engaging using mobile, IoT, AI, and customer interaction data to build apps and services that are integrated with your business.

$130 billion

Investing in customer experience

US firms will spend $130B engineering platforms and processes for mobile engagement in 2017.1

71%

Building a more personal future

71% of global CEOs intend to treat customers as individuals rather than segments.2

Gain expert insights

Hear industry expert Danny Yellin, Mobile Offerings Leader of IBM’s Cloud division, cover the impact of mobile on digital disruption and the customer experience.

Danny Yellin

Redesign your end-user experience with an outside-in approach

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Information Is Not Enough: The Three "I's" of the New CIO Role

1Forrester: “Mobile Moments Transform Customer Experience - Mobile Experiences in Four Steps: Identify, Design, Engineer, and Analyze”

2IBM: “Digital Reinvention - Thought Leadership from the IBM Institute of Business Value”

Tip #8

Expand the impact
of mobile

Can mobile put insights into the hands of your employees? Discover how connected apps can deliver the insights your employees need for a winning customer experience.

85%

Mobile is a catalyst

85% of global executives believe mobile is a catalyst to organization-wide innovation.1

91%

Customers expect more

91% of brands' in-store experiences rate "average" or worse in regard to digital integration.2

iOS business apps powered by IBM

100+ apps designed specifically for 15 industries to help your workforce increase sales
and improve customer satisfaction by integrating data and analytics on iOS devices.

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Mobile’s breakthrough potential

Hear Steve Wilder, CFO and CIO of retailer City Furniture, discuss how he used mobile to help his sales associates create a better showroom experience for customers.

Steve Wilder

Put the right information at the fingertips of your workforce with mobile.

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Information Is Not Enough: The Three "I's" of the New CIO Role

1IBM: Mobile and Emerging Technologies Survey, March 2017

2IBM: 2017 Customer Experience Index (CEI) Study

Tip #9

Empower your workforce

Can you provide a personalized experience for your employees? Deliver, manage, and secure their apps and services with AI to boost engagement, collaboration, and productivity.

The growing mobile workforce

The growing mobile workforce

1.87 billion people are projected to be part of the mobile workforce in 2022 – 42.5% of the working population.1

36%

Innovating through culture

36% of organizations are focused on creating a single culture – both business-centric and technology-centric – that aims at integration and alignment.2

Take the next steps

Prepare for the cognitive workplace.

  1. Manage and secure your IT infrastructure to deliver a superior personal experience across multiple devices.
  2. Digitize records, select data, and analyze employee interactions to understand and optimize how your people work.
  3. Invest in talent who can train users and the system to take advantage of added intelligence.

Information Is Not Enough: The Three "I's" of the New CIO Role

1Strategy Analytics: “Global Mobile Workforce Forecast Update 2016–2022”

2IDC: “Information Is Not Enough: The Three ‘I's’ of the New CIO Role”