Global CIO: The Top 10 CIO Issues For 2011

Blazing performance, the Chief Acceleration Officer, hybrid clouds, optimized systems, The iPad Explosion, analytics, and others lead our list of CIO priorities or 2011.

Bob Evans, Contributor

January 9, 2011

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1) The Cloud Imperative

2) The 80/20 Spending Trap

3) CIO-Led Revenue Growth and Customer Engagement

4) Mastering End-to-End Business Processes

5) Business Analytics and Predictive Analytics

6) External Information versus Internal Information

7) CIO Priorities, CIO Compensation, CIO Evaluations

8) Vendor Consolidation, with Radical Exceptions

9) The Mobile Enterprise and the Mobile Mindset

10) The Transformation Quotient

I hope you've found this year's list helpful—or at least something worth debating. Here's wishing you much speed and customer insight in 2011!

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Bob Evans


Bob Evans is senior VP, communications, for Oracle Corp. He is a former InformationWeek editor.

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