TECH BUYER Oct 2018 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US44390218

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2019 Predictions

By: Serge FindlingVice President of Research, Digital Transformation, Marc StrohleinAdjunct Research Advisor, Joseph C. PucciarelliGroup Vice President & IT Executive Advisor

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IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2019 Top 10 Predictions

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Summary of External Drivers

Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers

Prediction 1: By 2021, Driven by LOB Needs, 70% of CIOs Will Deliver "Agile Connectivity" via APIs and Architectures That Interconnect Digital Solutions from Cloud Vendors, System Developers, Start-Ups, and Others

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Prediction 2: Compelled to Curtail IT Spending, Improve Enterprise IT Agility, and Accelerate Innovation, 70% of CIOs Will Aggressively Apply Data and AI to IT Operations, Tools, and Processes by 2021

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Prediction 3: By 2022, 65% of Enterprises Will Task CIOs to Transform and Modernize Governance Policies to Seize the Opportunities and Confront New Risks Posed by AI, ML, and Data Privacy and Ethics

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Prediction 4: Through 2022, 75% of Successful Digital Strategies Will Be Built by a Transformed IT Organization, with Modernized and Rationalized Infrastructure, Applications, and Data Architectures

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Prediction 5: By 2020, 80% of IT Executive Leadership Will Be Compensated Based on Business KPIs and Metrics That Measure IT's Effectiveness in Driving Business Performance and Growth, Not IT Operational Measures

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Prediction 6: By 2020, 60% of CIOs Will Initiate a Digital Trust Framework That Goes Beyond Preventing Cyberattacks and Enables Organizations to Resiliently Rebound from Adverse Situations, Events, and Effects

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Prediction 7: By 2022, 75% of CIOs Who Do Not Shift Their Organizations to Empowered IT Product Teams to Enable Digital Innovation, Disruption, and Scale Will Fail in Their Roles

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Prediction 8: Through 2022, the Talent Pool for Emerging Technologies Will Be Inadequate to Fill at Least 30% of Global Demand and Effective Skills Development and Retention Will Become Differentiating Strategies

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Prediction 9: By 2021, 65% of CIOs Will Expand Agile/DevOps Practices into the Wider Business to Achieve the Velocity Necessary for Innovation, Execution, and Change

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Prediction 10: By 2023, 70% of CIOs Who Cannot Manage the IT Governance, Strategy, and Operations Divides Between LOB-Dominated Edge Computing, Operational Technology, and IT Will Fail Professionally

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advice for technology buyers

External Drivers: Detail

Next Chapter of DX: Technology-Driven Transformation Altering Business and Society

The Race to Innovate: Speed of Change, Delivery, and Operations Separates Thrivers and Survivors

Platforms, Platforms, Platforms: Industry Competes for Innovation at Scale

Sense, Compute, Actuate: Turning Data into Value

New Nature of Risk: Innovation Requires New Thinking in Security and Risk Management

The Future of Work: Bridging the Digital Talent Gap

Legacy Inertia: Retrofit the Old into the DX World

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