Five things about CIOs you didn’t (or did) know from the Harvey Nash global CIO survey

Five things about CIOs you didn’t (or did) know from the Harvey Nash global CIO survey
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The largest global IT leadership survey  conducted annually by Harvey Nash reveals a more creative, influential CIO, but 65 percent are hindered by the greatest tech skills shortage since 2008. Here’s B&T’s pick of the five most interesting figures and insights from the survey

  • 65% of CIOs report they can’t find talent fast enough, up from 59% last year and it’s not been so bad since about 2008
  • 44% are going to increase their team size in the coming year (there goes the budget)
Harvey Nash Digital Event in Sydney on 09 April, 2015. Photo taken by Torsten Blackwood.

Harvey Nash global chief digital and technology officer Anna Frazzetto and Asia Pac CEO Bridget Gray at last weeks survey launch. Fazzetto says that the CDO role is fast becoming the most critical in an organisation next to the CEO

  • 31% are investing significantly in SaaS this coming year (there goes the budget)
  • Technology companies are most likely to have the culture that attracts the best talent but media and marketing aren’t too far down the list
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  • Ad agencies top the list of organisations that actually have a well defined digital strategy (we said well defined, we didn’t say makes any sense)ad
  • Advertising and media are obsessed with  hiring CDOs  more than any other sector Untitled-2

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