The 5th Annual CIO Barometer captures the insights, trends and innovations compiled from more than 600 CIOs across the world. This is the most comprehensive industry weather map you'll find, ensuring you can prep for the seas ahead, rough or calm as they may be.
72%
North America
63%
Brazil
56%
Australia
62%
Europe
83%
Asia
76%
North America
75%
Brazil
43%
Australia
55%
Europe
79%
Asia
81%
North America
60%
Europe
26%
North America
38%
Europe
63%
North America
44%
Brazil
34%
Australia
34%
Europe
78%
Asia
72%
North America
69%
Brazil
71%
Australia
66%
Europe
83%
Asia
63%
North America
65%
Europe
35%
North America
37%
Europe
67%
North America
73%
Brazil
61%
Australia
56%
Europe
73%
Asia
58%
North America
62%
Europe
58%
North America
55%
Europe
75%
North America
70%
Brazil
79%
Australia
76%
Europe
86%
Asia
66%
North America
78%
Europe
78%
North America
82%
Europe
77%
North America
66%
Brazil
76%
Australia
75%
Europe
84%
Asia
68%
North America
73%
Europe
72%
North America
79%
Europe
73%
North America
79%
Brazil
67%
Australia
70%
Europe
84%
Asia
66%
North America
78%
Europe
78%
North America
82%
Europe
68%
North America
68%
Brazil
63%
Australia
67%
Europe
79%
Asia
63%
North America
65%
Europe
35%
North America
37%
Europe
41%
North America
35%
Brazil
37%
Australia
25%
Europe
33%
Asia
32%
North America
25%
Brazil
21%
Australia
26%
Europe
51%
Asia
28%
North America
32%
Brazil
26%
Australia
36%
Europe
29%
Asia
67%
North America
69%
Brazil
60%
Australia
68%
Europe
74%
Asia
58%
North America
52%
Europe
43%
North America
33%
Europe
64%
North America
68%
Brazil
60%
Australia
74%
Europe
86%
Asia
55%
North America
53%
Europe
33%
North America
42%
Europe
59%
North America
83%
Brazil
59%
Australia
69%
Europe
82%
Asia
55%
North America
55%
Europe
38%
North America
49%
Europe
Click below to sort CIOs’ top IT initiatives by region and year

Elevated IT Security

2013

CLOUD COMPUTING

2013
2012
2011

Big Data and Analytics

2013
Click below to sort CIOs’ major challenges in the next 3-5 years by region and year

CLOUD COMPUTING

2013
2012
2011

mobile development

2013
2012
2011

Expanding IT security

2013
2012
2011
Click below to sort CIOs’ priorities for optimizing costs for IT budgets by region and year

Improve productivity

2013
2012
2011

Manage IT security

2013
2012
2011

Increase cloud use

2013
2012
2011
Click below to sort CIOs’ most costly budget elements for the year by region

IT production costs

2013

Data storage

2013

IT security costs

2013
Click below to sort how outsourcing positively affected the following areas by region and year

Reducing costs

2013
2012
2011

quality of service

2013
2012
2011

Increased innovation

2013
2012
2011
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