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While there’s no telling how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact organizations long-term, it is clear that there’s presently an effect on IT budgeting. A Tech Republic survey found that 20 percent of respondents are unsure of their budgets, a spike from nine percent the year prior. And, almost two-thirds of respondents are already planning a tighter budget.
IT budgets, like every other aspect of doing business, changed in 2020-2021. While budgets are largely staying stable, the way organizations spend them is shifting. Organizations, and their CIOs and CTOs, are grappling with the need to update and transform, while showing the value of those investments. Many organizations coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic
There is no denying that the last year has been one of constant change. Technology is constantly improving and iterating. Those responsible for technology must do the same. For CIOs and CTOs without a growth mindset, it may have been an especially excruciating year. Growth mindset helps CIOs and CTOs rise to challenges and see
Since early 2020, about every organization has taken a hard look at operations, determining what can and should be remote. Some organizations remain fully remote. Others shifted back to in-person operations. Still, others take a hybrid approach, which requires research and transitioning on the part of CIOs and CTOs. One of the biggest shifts organizations
Re-examining Priorities for CIOs & CTOs: Will We Personalize and Customize Mobile Communications and Contactless Solutions?
As organizations pivoted amid a global pandemic, 2020 was a year of avoiding the human touch. A mobile, contactless approach was not only a necessity in 2020. It’s an approach that offers convenience and flexibility to customers well beyond COVID-19. For CIOs and CTOs determining new and reconfigured priorities, personalized and customized mobile communications and
Coming out of an unprecedented need for digital transformation in 2020, CIOs and CTOs are still shifting priorities into 2021. While the immediate push to accommodate changing workforces, industries, and expectations has slowed, there’s still work to do. CIOs and CTOs are now figuring out what to do next and where to put their priorities.
As CIOs and CTOs lean on agility in 2021, re-examining priorities after a year like none other, they should be thinking about their customers. Customers are never too far from any business professional’s mind, and for CIOs and CTOs, the goal is meeting customer needs via technology. We suggest a key goal for CIOs and
In recent times, CIOs and CTOs have had to pivot quickly and strategize efficiently, ensuring their organizations survive in a time heavily reliant on technology. This adaptability kept many organizations going. Those best prepared for digital transformation saw the benefits. CIOs initially in action mode may have time now to sit down and think about