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Gartner CIO Survey: Business Intelligence As Top Priority in 2013

Posted by JEREMIAH JOHNSON on Thu, Feb 07, 2013 @ 10:53 AM

Big Data & Analytics Among The Most Disruptive Forces in Enterprise Technology

Gartner recently conducted a global survey of more than 2,000 chief information officers in 36 industries across 41 countries.

The top 10 global technology priorities revealed by the survey reflect a greater emphasis on externally technologies, as opposed to traditional IT/operational systems. There is no choice but to evolve IT strategy beyond tending to the usual concerns.

 Infographic Top 10 CIO Technology Priorities

 The Top 10 CIO Technology Priorities 

1. Analytics and business intelligence
2. Mobile technologies
3. Cloud computing (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS)
4. Collaboration technologies (workflow)
5. Legacy modernization
6. IT management;
7. CRM
8. Virtualization
9. Security
10. ERP applications

"Digital technologies provide a platform to achieve results, but only if CIOs adopt new roles and behaviors to find digital value," said Mark McDonald, group vice president and Gartner Fellow. "CIOs require a new agenda that incorporates hunting for new digital innovations and opportunities, and harvesting value from products, services, and operations."

CIO's are viewing these technologies as being the most significant over the next 10 years. When asked which technologies are being viewed as having the potential to be the most disruptive forces on an enterprise realizing it's business potential, 55% identified big data & analytics as being a major force in the future of enterprise technology.

Tags: Mobile BI, Big Data, Business Intelligence, infographic, Jeremiah Johnson, ERP

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