Who owns IT?: The CxO procurement conversation

Published on the 09/03/2015 | Written by iStart

IT investment used to be the sole preserve of the CIO, but recent research shows this is changing and CxOs and line managers are taking on a greater decision-making role…[View as PDF]

Over the last year IDC’s research manager for IT services Adam Dodds based in New Zealand has charted the changing boardroom and executive conversation concerning technology procurement. And it is a conversation that has changed significantly as we move to digital-first business and cloud computing changes the procurement framework. Below are the questions that are now being asked in the more progressive boardrooms:

[NOTE: This infographic is part of a wider research feature looking at the psychology of IT procurement which featured in the Q1 2015 iStart magazine]

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Source: IDC studies including the NZ Ecosystem Study 2014; CIO roundtables; mobility, cloud and IT services surveys during the 2014 period; and the C-suite Survey 2014 which focused on CXOs

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