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“ Modern CIOs are the ‘ mission control ’ for their organizations , their role has transformed drastically in just the span of the past 24 months ,” said Ken Wong , President , Lenovo Solutions and Services Group .
“ From navigating complex tech ecosystems to keep up with the speed of Digital Transformation , to upskilling employees and managing a global
Modern CIOs are the ‘ mission control ’ for their organizations .
About Lenovo SSG Global Study of CIOs
Fieldwork for this study was conducted via a quantitative survey from December 6 , 2021 , to December 21 , 2021 , among a total of 525 global CIOs . The survey sample comprised of a near equal number of respondents from each market : Brazil , China , Japan , Singapore , the United Kingdom and the United States . Respondents included CIOs of companies and organizations with at least 250 total employees .
with their vendors to bring their organizations along and succeed .”
Research firm International Data Corp estimates that by 2023 , 60 % of CIOs at companies world-wide will be primarily measured for their ability to co-create new business models and revenue streams , chiefly through enterprise-wide collaboration . Yet Lenovo ’ s own research shows that it may be an uphill battle for CIOs , who have identified areas such as data privacy / security , cybersecurity / ransomware and managing a fragmented IT vendor ecosystem as their most challenging concerns .
“ In this complex technological environment , CIOs want to innovate , not manage IT . As Lenovo ’ s research highlights , CIOs look to their technology vendors beyond just delivering the basics well – namely , increase organizational agility , simplify configuration and optimize costs ,” said Wong .
“ IT leaders also need counsel and guidance on how emerging technology can enhance their business goals . The opportunities for technology to add real business value – right across the enterprise – are immense .”
Industry forecasts by Technology Business Research indicate that Device Subscription Services are growing at a CAGR of 26 % from 2020 to 2024 and data center subscription services are growing at 42 % during the same period . shortage of IT talent , today ’ s CIO is responsible for the entire technology value chain and beyond . Lenovo ’ s research demonstrates CIOs are up for the challenge . And they are looking to partner
As-a-Service solutions provide mission-critical support and services , enabling businesses to use technology to scale quickly , lower costs and reap greater efficiencies . With its flexible and simple offerings , Lenovo has helped organizations from the education to aerospace sectors optimize the right technology with the potential to transform and futureproof their operations . p
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