Image credit: Charles Deluvio, Unsplash
In just a year, we have gone from a world with digital capabilities to a digital-first economy. The disruption has placed immense pressure on many business leaders, including CIOs.
To better understand the evolved expectations and responsibilities of today’s CIOs, Adobe surveyed more than 500 CIOs across the APAC (156), U.S. (200), and EMEA (150) regions, including those in Singapore, India, Australia, US, UK, France, and Germany.
According to Adobe’s new report, CIOs sit at the center of virtually every major business initiative in today’s digital-first economy, with 85% in APAC saying they feel pressure to digitally transform their business.
CIOs in APAC are fuelling their company’s customer experience journey – Customer and employee experience are no longer the sole responsibility of CMOs. Partnerships have emerged – most likely with CTOs, in APAC, as opposed to a mix of other c-suites, in other regions.
The role of CIOs in APAC is expanding rapidly – The days of a CIO simply managing and implementing the information and computer technology systems of a company are long gone. In today’s digital, post-pandemic world, CIOs are finding that their role has grown profoundly:
Future of Work – Post-Pandemic Work Realities – With vaccine distribution on track, businesses are tapping CIOs to help shape their return-to-work plans to ensure that employees can work productively and safely from any location.
To learn out more about COVID-19’s impact on the CIO’s evolving role, read the full findings from the Adobe CIO Survey here.
We never share your info, we only share ours.