Technology teams played the parts of corporate superheroes during the COVID-19 pandemic, accelerating digital strategies to ensure that their enterprises remained operational. IT leaders get the credit for the exceptional execution, but CIOs know that success is fleeting and stability is tenuous.
In fact, 68% of 500 CIOs surveyed say their departments are not completely prepared to help their companies withstand another major business disruption, according to a recent survey conducted by professional services firm Genpact and the MIT CIO Sloan Symposium. The poll was intended to gauge the lessons IT leaders learned in weathering the storm of the pandemic, along with their preparedness for the journey forward.
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