Tackling
turbulence

While CIOs may differ on where they will invest and prioritize, they are united by the challenges‚Äč they face on their digital transformation journeys.

Their top internal challenges include:

  • Maintaining comprehensive business controls
  • A lack of collaboration between IT and business functions
  • Difficulty attracting and retaining top talent

Their top external challenges include:

  • An insufficient supply of new talent
  • Changing customer demands
  • The pace of technological change

All CIOs are planning to close the talent gap by hiring these skills and competencies:

Practicing agile development and delivery

Practicing agile development and delivery

Managing partnerships with external ecosystems

Managing partnerships with external ecosystems

Blending internal and external datasets to generate predictive intelligence

Blending internal and external datasets to generate predictive intelligence

These are skills that have been in high demand since 2020 but will continue to be CIO priorities for the future.

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