An exclusive survey presentation and discussion with IT leaders

The 2024 State of the CIO research provides an understanding of how the role of the CIO continues to evolve in today’s business climate and helps define the CIO's 2024 agenda.

This exclusive presentation and discussion is presented by CIO and the CIO Executive Council, and hosted by John Gallant, Enterprise Consulting Director at Foundry. John is joined by Katrina Agusti, CIO of Carhartt, and Cisco Sanchez, Senior IT Vice President & CIO of Qualcomm, who offer their perspectives and advice.

Key takeaways:

  • CIOs say their tech budgets are growing in 2024: 89% of heads of IT expect their tech budget to increase or remain the same over the next 12 months.

  • The CIO role at organizations is evolving as 88% say they're becoming more digital and innovation focused and 85% say they're becoming a changemaker - increasingly leading business and technology initiatives. 

  • IT leaders expect an increase in involvement with AI: 80% of CIOs anticipate increased involvement with AI at their organization, which is up from 55% when the survey was conducted in 2023.

  • CIOs anticipate difficulty hiring certain skill sets: The top 3 areas where IT leaders anticipate difficulty hiring is in AI/machine learning, cybersecurity, and data analytics.

Watch the full webcast to learn more on what CIOs are saying about their goals and initiatives. 

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