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2018 global CIO survey

Manifesting legacy—Looking beyond the digital era

Today’s successful organizations—and their CIOs—are adopting a technology-led, business-enabled mindset to drive transformation, growth, and revenue. Based on insights from more than 1,400 global executives across 23 industries, we highlight how digital vanguards are leading compared with baseline companies and the ways that technology leaders can pivot to successfully lead their organizations—and their people—into the future.

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Manifesting legacy

In a digital-driven business reality, CIOs face a choice: remain a functional leader or aim to help shape and lead the organization’s digital future. Deloitte’s global CIO survey shows how leaders are taking on the challenge.


Data highlights: Are you a digital vanguard?

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The CIO’s new job: Teach everyone to speak tech
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September 10, 2018

CIO Wanted: CIOs to master digital strategy at the vanguard of change
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September 5, 2018

Today’s CIOs, by the numbers: Nine telling stats
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August 23, 2018

Why CIOs aren’t developing and executing A digital strategy
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August 23, 2018

How the role of the CIO has changed in the digital era
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August 21, 2018

Anthem taps RPA, AI in digital transformation push
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August 21, 2018

Building inclusive teams get more attention from CIOs
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August 21, 2018

CIO: Six tips for creating a winning talent strategy
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August 20, 2018

Deloitte CIO survey: Traditional CIO role doesn’t cut it in digital era
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August 17, 2018

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Shaping a legacy: The changing future of the CIO

The CIO's role continues to evolve as organizations increasingly rely on unified business and technology strategies to deliver value and competitive advantage. Access our on demand Dbriefs discussion on Deloitte’s 2018 global CIO survey report and the ways that IT leaders are shaping a legacy of success.

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About the CIO Program

CIOs lead unique and complex lives—operating at the intersection of business and IT to deliver value to their organizations. To help CIOs manage these challenges and issues, Deloitte has created the CIO Program. The program provides distinctive offerings to support the CIO career lifecycle through leadership development programs, immersive lab experiences, insight on provocative topics, and career transition support to complement the technology services and solutions we provide to our clients.

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