Nowhere to hide: UK CIOs and the age of digital change

For any CIO committed to their own career development – and to driving digital change in the years ahead

This report is critical reading for all CIOs taking on strategic roles in business discussions. The high-level content considers what proportion of CIOs today are truly taking on the responsibility of a chief digital officer or equivalent, rather than formally appointing a CDO. It also captures the proportion of CIOs that have in fact taken steps to hire a chief digital officer – and why.

Key discussions

Business risk, digital maturity and the CIO

How CIOs are ‘hamstrung’, and where to start with transformation, from the state of mind of those in the boardroom, the culture of the business – and the appetite for risk and for making change.

Shortcomings, issues and dynamics – impacts on organisations and CIOs

CIOs share views on digital maturity levels – and why so many describe their organisation as ‘functionally competent – the technology works but isn’t smart or used well’.

CDOs – panacea or problem?

Discover the aims of organisations hiring Chief Digital Officers – and why there can be problems for some CIOs who want to lead on digital change.

IT skills and the politics of change

Find out the 3 barriers CIOs see as holding them back from performing to the best of their abilities.

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