Enterprise CIOs will be spending 80 percent of their time focusing on analytics, cybersecurity, and creating new revenue streams through digital services by 2017.
65 percent of global competitive strategies will require real-time 3rd Platform IT-as-a–Service (ITaaS) by 2016, said IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2015 Predictions.
Security will be a top 3 business priority for 70 percent of CEOs of global enterprises by 2016.
60 percent of CIOs will use DevOps as their primary tool to address the speed and sprawl of mobile, cloud, and open source applications by 2015.
80 percent of CIOs will deliver a new architectural framework that enables innovation and improved business decision making by 2016.
60 percent of CIOs in global organizations will be supplanted by the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) for the delivery of IT-enabled products and digital services by 2020.
80 percent of CIOs will accelerate 3rd Platform migration to counter premature obsolescence of current IT assets by 2016.
30 percent of CIOs of global organizations will have rolled out a pan-enterprise data and analytics strategy by 2018.
35 percent of vendor sourcing relationships around 3rd Platform technologies will fail, causing CIOs to roll out new sourcing processes by 2017.
50 percent of CIOs will relinquish IT’s traditional mode of technology control in favor of an open standards-based framework by 2018.