Trends Report

Strategic Collaborations In Tech: The CEO-CTO Partnership

Areas Of Alignment And Misalignment Between The CEO And CTO

August 31st, 2023
Rachel Kwon, null
Rachel Kwon
With contributors:
Matthew Guarini , David Morrison , Ian McPherson


The business strategy is the technology strategy. Strong alignment between the CEO and CTO demonstrates that technology value creation is central to creating business value. Forrester’s Priorities Survey, 2023 has identified where CEOs and CTOs are aligned and where they are not. Read this report to understand how CEOs and CTOs can better collaborate and build on areas of agreement and communicate through areas of misalignment.

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