Seven Major CEO Concerns CIOs Should Address - Slide 5

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Most businesses have been busy continuing with research and development (R&D) efforts through the recession, but they have often held back initial launches, awaiting better market conditions. As the outlook stabilizes, CEOs will need to accelerate the monetization of the innovation bets they have made.

“CEOs need IT’s help in bringing new product and service innovations to technology-enabled markets,” Mr. Raskino said. “The majority of CIOs should add e-commerce, e-service, social marketing, smartphone or location-based innovations to bolster new product and service launches.”

With the increased reliance on IT from business leaders, it’s important for CIOs to understand the concerns of CEOs and the implications they may have on IT. Gartner analysts have outlined the seven major concerns from CEOs that CIOs should address.

“Business leaders see very uncertain times ahead in 2011, and they must defend growth despite falling business and consumer confidence,” said Mark Raskino, vice president and Gartner Fellow.

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