….from a survey conducted by the Chief Executive Group; CEOs ‘STEP UP’ TO TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE :
92% of CEOs are directly involved in technology decisions, 85% in finance, 84% in sales and 77% in human resources
A growing body of research depicts the growing engagement and influence of CEOs in major investment decisions…
One of the most striking examples comes from EY (formerly Ernst & Young). EY’s Digital Agility Now! report surveyed executives in media and entertainment, an industry beset by technology induced transformational change.
It found that among those M&E companies leading their industry’s digital transformation, CEOs tied with chief technology officers (CTOs) in claiming ownership of their organizations’ digital vision.
“It is the prevalence of CEOs taking direct responsibility for digital vision/strategy that is most notable. It correlates to the organization-wide cultural change that is required for success in digital transformation…”
“It is the same in every industry undergoing real change…”
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