The role of the CIO is more important now, than ever before. CIOs need to be key strategic partners to the CEO and the wider organisation.

Roderick Lappin, Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing, Data Center Group, Lenovo, talks about how CIOs will have to set the success criteria for digital business and guide the organization to enable new growth opportunities, differentiate themselves from the market and disrupt their core business before it is disrupted by new entrants.

Key Takeaways:

  • IT has never been this high on the CEO’s priority list as it is today, according to Gartner’s CEO survey
  • The ultimate aim of digital transformation is to adapt to future innovation and never stop transforming
  • Things are moving so fast, companies that have been built over a 100 years are now disappearing