Research/Reports

The new rules of CIO leadership
By Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

Are you leading by an outdated rulebook? The future is being built on new technologies, data, and digitization. To transform and compete in the face of disruption, top chief information and digital officers – true transformation masters – are rewriting the rules of CIO leadership. 

This new research from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services identifies seven new rules of leadership based on interviews with leading technology executives, including CIOs from Adobe, AT&T, Cardinal Health, Toyota, Vanguard, and Walmart.

Download this report to learn their secrets for breaking down walls, resetting expectations, and leading in a completely new model. 

15 top CIOs share wisdom on creating revenue
By Harvard Review Analytic Services

How do you please the CEO? Generate new revenue streams for the business. Abbie Lundberg interviews CIOs from organizations including CVS Health, GE, and Liberty Mutual, and explores their proven strategies. Get our Harvard Business Review Analytic Services study.

Download the full report: "Revenue-Generating CIOs: Smart Strategies to Grow the Business"

Surviving the IT talent crisis
By Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

Surviving the IT talent crisis has become a critical component in a company's ability to compete and succeed in the digital economy. CIOs must collaborate with HR leaders to overhaul legacy approaches to finding, attracting, and retaining IT talent that is capable of keeping up with the demands of digital transformation, according to new research by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.

Learn practical, actionable advice from CIOs and business leaders who are defining the new best practices for IT talent management. Download the full report: “IT Talent Crisis: Proven Advice from CIOs and HR Leaders.”

Digital leadership pays off
By Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

In order for organizations to compete and succeed in today's digital world, leaders across the business – not just those in IT – must prioritize their understanding of technology trends. CIOs have a powerful opportunity to educate and empower business leaders, and the payoff can be compelling – leading to stronger revenue growth and greater profit margins, according to new research by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.

Learn why digital acumen is becoming an important differentiator. Download the full report: "Driving Digital Transformation: New Skills for Leaders, New Role for the CIO."

CIOs and IT executives must become business influencers
By CIO Magazine/IDG Research Services

CIOs at a Technology and Cultural Crossroads

CIOs today exert more strategic influence than ever, but tactical demands still consume much of their time and focus, according to a recent survey by CIO Strategic Marketing Services /IDG Research.

Learn the four common obstacles IT leaders face when trying to drive meaningful innovation and how to overcome them. Download the full report: "CIOs at a Technology and Cultural Crossroads."

CIOs have a mandate to innovate
By Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

CIOs should be leading technology-driven business innovation at their organizations, business leaders say, yet the daily concerns of running IT may be holding them back, according to new research by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. Learn the six key behaviors CIOs at innovation-driven companies share and use them as a roadmap for transforming your IT department. Download the full report "Business Transformation and the CIO Role."

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