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CIOs' Top Five Career-Ending Digital Transformation Challenges

In The Turbulent Age Of The Customer, Lack Of End-To-End Leadership Can Squelch A CIO's Future Opportunities

August 10, 2015

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  • By Bobby Cameron
  • with Peter Burris,
  • Rachael Klehm,
  • Rachel Birrell

Why Read This Report

The traditional definition of "CIO success" is under attack in the age of the customer. Providing reliable, cost-effective, on-time, and on-budget technology is table stakes in a world where technology management underpins the digital revitalization and restructuring of entire industries. Now you are being asked to enable, manage, and occasionally lead digital transformation, end-to-end, across your enterprise. Our research shows that CIOs are encountering unexpected, career-threatening challenges as their role evolves. This report provides CIOs' perspective on the hurdles they face in the broad changes that are underway.

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Table of Contents

  • You Must Drive Big-Picture Strategy To Thrive In Digital Transformation
  • 1. You're Not Trusted
  • 2. You Can't Inspire Meaningful Change
  • 3. You're Stuck In Technical Debtor's Prison
  • 4. You Only Think Small
  • 5. You Aren't Customer-Obsessed
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