IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2019 Predictions

A broad portfolio of empowering and disruptive technologies have begun to impact our organizations and those of our competitors, challenging IT and business leaders to accelerate, innovate and reinvent customer-facing and internal processes. In this IDC FutureScape presentation, Joseph Pucciarelli, Group Vice-President and research leader for IDC’s Worldwide CIO Agenda research, shares the team’s insights on the most relevant global trends and key predictions impacting CIOs, IT professionals and their organizations. Key topics we will discuss: the rising importance of artificial intelligence, including AI’s application to IT operations; the imperative to deliver “agile connectivity” through APIs and services; and the new enterprise governance, strategy and policy initiatives CIOs are being tasked to lead. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away from this session with a clear view of the imperatives and challenges they will be confronting, and leadership insights to guide them as they shape their organizations’ IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

About IDC FutureScape
IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC’s FutureScapes comprise a set of predictions that identify a range of issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical five-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is evaluated based on its complexity, timeframe to mainstream adoption, and IT impact, with related management guidance.

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