Gartner outlines how CIOs can move their companies ahead next year and gain long-term agility.
The race to digital is on, and the companies that win will be those that can continue the momentum built up this year during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Gartner’s CIO Agenda survey for 2021, which was announced during the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo Americas conference, which runs through Thursday.
“The most important job you have as CIO, as an IT leader, is figuring out how to accelerate your digitization,” said Andy Rowsell-Jones, distinguished research vice president at Gartner.
“Coming into 2021, I think it’s more of a straight road now. The black top is a bit more solid under our feet. There’s still a few nasty twists and turns to be had, but I don’t think from what we’re seeing 2021 is going to be as interesting as 2020 was. It’s going to be