IT and business no longer strange bedfellows: SOTC 2017

The symphony between the IT team and the business side in an organization is slowly getting smoother and sweeter.

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Innovation is not everyone’s cup of tea. The State of the CIO 2017 survey reveals how CIOs struggle to innovate and excel at operational nitty-gritties at the same time.

Innovation is not everyone’s cup of tea. The State of the CIO 2017 survey reveals how CIOs struggle to innovate and excel at operational nitty-gritties at the same time.

This slideshow is an extract from the results of the State of the CIO Survey 2017 conducted by IDG Media. This also formed a part of the Tech Agenda 2017 held in Mumbai and Delhi recently.
CIOs and CMOs are strategizing together and working closely than ever before, whether it is about cracking deals or implementing solutions.

CIOs and CMOs are strategizing together and working closely than ever before, whether it is about cracking deals or implementing solutions.

 
Security will become inherent to IT strategy. The survey results indicate that by 2019, IT security strategy will be more tightly coupled with IT strategy by the decision makers.

Security will become inherent to IT strategy. The survey results indicate that by 2019, IT security strategy will be more tightly coupled with IT strategy by the decision makers.

 
More than half of the respondents want to align IT with business objectives in 2017. Besides innovation by the CIO’s team, implementation and maintenance will be major concerns this year.

More than half of the respondents want to align IT with business objectives in 2017. Besides innovation by the CIO’s team, implementation and maintenance will be major concerns this year.

 
Indian enterprises have placed big bets on big data and analytics over the next twelve months. Other hottest tech bets are mobility and cloud.

Indian enterprises have placed big bets on big data and analytics over the next twelve months. Other hottest tech bets are mobility and cloud.

 
With the fast changing tech landscape, more than half of CIO respondents predict skillsets shortage will plague the enterprises this year.

With the fast changing tech landscape, more than half of CIO respondents predict skillsets shortage will plague the enterprises this year.

 
Topping the list of things CIOs will spend their time on in 2017, is big data, followed by mobile tech, IoT and security.

Topping the list of things CIOs will spend their time on in 2017, is big data, followed by mobile tech, IoT and security.

 
While CIOs are optimistic and bullish on innovation in IT, they reveal that it will be hard to maintain an equal stronghold between innovation and operational excellence.

While CIOs are optimistic and bullish on innovation in IT, they reveal that it will be hard to maintain an equal stronghold between innovation and operational excellence.

This slideshow is an extract from the results of the State of the CIO Survey 2017 conducted by IDG Media. This also formed a part of the Tech Agenda 2017 held in Mumbai and Delhi recently.