CIO

  • 71% of providers with balanced infrastructure investments report "outstanding" performance from their clinical applications versus only 29% of providers who devote fewer resources to infrastructure.

    Source: Core Point Health
  • The number of transformational CIOs has dropped (to 45%) while operations focused leaders (34%) and strategists (21%) grew in prominence.

    Source: CXO Media Inc.
  • CXO Media Inc. reported that the recession has deepened CIO understanding of and commitment to business beyond IT. Company leaders must work side by side to build IT into new goods and services.

    Source: CXO Media Inc.
  • Firms with the top 25% of earnings growth will have CIOs with characteristics that include vision, persuasiveness and a willingness to take risks.

    Source: Gartner research
  • More than 1/3 of business technology leaders are seeing increases of 5% or more for their IT budgets in 2010.

    Source: Information Week: Global CIO
  • IT leaders worry most about whether they can deliver fast enough to meet business demands and if they'll have enough budget to do so, a message that suggests CIOs aren’t particularly worried about being misaligned with business priorities.

    Source: Information Week: Global CIO
  • 53% of IT executives expect the percent of their total IT budget allocated to new projects to increase, up from the first quarter of 2010 (43%) and  mid-2009 (23%).

    Source: CIO Magazine’s Economic Impact survey (April 2010)
  • Nearly half of IT leaders say their overall budget will increase in the coming year, up from 40% last quarter, and 14% in 2009.

    Source: CIO Magazine's Economic Impact survey (April 2010)
  • 65% of CIOs believe that business requirements in the future will change at a pace faster than the ability of the IT team to implement them, and as a result, 53% also saw a growing role for "intuition" decision-making over detailed analysis in future IT planning.

    Source: 2010 survey by CIO Connect
  • More than 70% of CIOs are positive about business outlook, but issues such as Governance and Cloud Computing remain troubling issues on the horizon.

    Source: 2010 CIO Connect Survey
  • In the final months of 2009, the number of large enterprises planning to increase IT spending jumped from 29% to 41%. Source: 2010 Quarterly CIO Economic Impact Survey

    Source: CIO Magazine
  • 66% of enterprises surveyed selected standardization of IT processes, technologies and the application landscape as the area where Business IT Management generates the greatest value, followed by shortened and/or safer planning and decision-making processes (46%), identifying synergies between parallel running projects (41%), and IT cost reductions and improved risk management (34%).

    Source: 2010 Alfabet survey, Business Wire
  • 32% of senior IT execs now consider cost-cutting a top innovation priority, down from 40% in 2009.

    Source: Information Week: Global CIO
  • 36% of senior IT execs that think "introducing an IT-led product or service" will be a main area of IT innovation this year, compared to 18% in 2009.

    Source: Information Week: Global CIO
  • Introducing an IT-led product or service is the second most-cited area of innovation after making business processes more efficient, according to a survey of senior IT execs.

    Source: Information Week: Global CIO
  • IDC estimates that the amount of information to be managed within many companies is doubling every 18 months, which by 2011 should collectively reach 1.8 million zetabytes.

    Source: IT Business Edge
  • Hospitals with stronger IT infrastructures enjoy significantly better performance and results from their clinical applications than providers who deploy applications without concurrent investments in infrastructure.

    Source: Core Point Health 2009 IT Checkup Survey
  • The recession has deepened CIO understanding of and commitment to business beyond IT, which is not just about installing BI tools or upgrading ERP, but about working side by side with other company leaders to build IT into new goods and services.

    Source: 2010 State of the CIO
  • For businesses to thrive over the next two years they will need an entrepreneurial chief information officer (CIO).

    Source: 2010 Gartner research
  • According to Gartner research firm, entrepreneurial CIOs are required at a time when the need to improve productivity is greatest.

    Source: Incisive Financial Publishing Limited, Haymarket House
  • Low growth CIOs are bogged down by tactical issues, facing 50 to 60 hour weeks of reacting to and fixing problems.

    Source: Blogging Innovation
  • Chief Information Officers (CIO) are crying out for IT analysts and architects with business sense in the face of a looming skills shortage.

    Source: Hudson ITC
  • CIOs uniformly report a need for staff with skills in business analysis, enterprise and solutions architecture, and project management.

    Source: Hudson ITC
  • The shortage of CIOs with strategic and business analysis skills has grown out of reinstated projects following the economic downturn, and has led to some companies offering up to 100% increases on contract rates in order to attract required personnel.

    Source: Hudson ITC
  • IDC estimates that the amount of information to be managed is doubling every 18 months, which by 2011 should collectively reach 1.8 million zetabytes. That's roughly 129 million times more than all the books stored in the U.S. Library of Congress.

    Source: IT Business Edge

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