Our survey results reveal that IT leaders recognise the need to be an effective business partner and that opportunities exist for IT to add more value to the business in which it operates. However, it is clear that CIOs still have some key hurdles to overcome to help change perceptions of IT as a mere support function and improve their reputation as a credible partner to the business.
Stephen Mercer, Partner in IT Strategy & Effectiveness, looks at what makes a good IT business partner
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Responses from more than 700 CIOs and IT leaders globally.
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Less than 25% of CIOs reporting a budget decrease in 2013.
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CIO survey highlights by major global region.
IT leaders recognise the need to be an effective business partner.
CIOs seeking mix of technology expertise and business skills
CIOs recognise IT has essential role to play in driving innovation.
CIOs want to make a strategic impact on their organisations.