The CIO Agenda

KPMG has identified five imperatives that must be in place for CIOs to be successful.

CIO Imperatives

  • Create business value: Lead the business in using technology to enable innovation and advance the business agenda
  • Navigate business change: Help the business implement and achieve the desired benefits of major change (e.g., M&A, new market entry, outsourcing)
  • Optimize IT investments: Align the IT investment portfolio with business priorities and maximize return on investment
  • Transform IT capabilities: Continually optimize the IT delivery model to meet evolving expectations for performance, quality and cost
  • Deliver IT with confidence: Understand and proactively manage risks to protect the business and minimize the impact of disruptions

Insights: The Business of IT

The CIO’s Brexit Playbook--Opportunity Awaits
Explore ramifications of the Brexit vote for CIOs, and what they should be doing next.

Architecting the Resilient Enterprise--Are You Ready for Failure?
Discover an actionable framework for understanding how organizations can move towards technology resilience.

Technology Business Management
Navigate the journey from technology provider to value-focused business partner.

Next Generation IT Operating Models
Adopt a new IT operating model to drive innovation and value.

IT Demand Management: Principles for Both Consumers of IT and Suppliers of IT
Balance demand and budget for IT services.

Insights: Disruptive Technology

The Creative CIO’s Agenda: Getting Started with Digital Labor
Discover pragmatic recommendations for CIOs who want to position their organizations to innovate and remain relevant in the fourth industrial revolution.

Crossing the Enterprise Digital Divide
Learn how digital strategies can sharpen your competitive edge.

Measuring Your Digital Business Aptitude: Are You Ready for Digital Transformation?
Develop the business aptitude for the digital wave.

Enabling the Digital Enterprise: A CIO Checklist for Digital Transformation
Explore 7 areas of focus for CIOs to include in their enterprise-wide digital transformation strategy.

Moving Agility to the CIO Agenda
Facilitate the transition to new digital business models based on Agile processes.

How to Realize the Promise of Disruptive Big Data Platforms
Position your business to make the most of new opportunities.

Cloud Economics: Making the Business Case for Cloud
Get a framework for economic decision-making around cloud adoption.

The Internet of Everything is Now
Utilize KPMG's seven-layer framework to think through the implications of operationalizing the IoE.

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About KPMG's CIO Advisory Practice

CIO Advisory Services improve the strategic value of your IT investments by cutting through the complexity of today's dynamic technology environment. We help our clients:

  • Advance IT maturity
  • Align the IT organization as a strategic business partner
  • Rationalize complex application portfolios
  • Manage risk and compliance

KPMG has the experience, knowledge and depth of talent to drive change and innovation.


Learn more: KPMG's CIO Imperatives.

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Contact Marc Snyder

Marc Snyder

Managing Director, CIO Advisory
Head, CIO Advisory Global Centre of Excellence

Contact Denis Berry

Denis Berry

Principal, CIO Advisory
U.S. & Canada Regional Lead

Contact Lisa Heneghan

Lisa Heneghan

Partner, Global CIO Advisory Service Network Lead
& Europe, Middle East & Africa Regional Lead

Contact Glenn Tjon

Glenn Tjon

Partner, CIO Advisory
Latin America Regional Lead

Contact Bob Hayward

Bob Hayward

Principal, CIO Advisory
Asia Pacific Regional Lead

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