As IT rises up the list of business priorities, CEOs are more likely to read about new technologies than they are to ask their CIOs for information.That’s one of the findings in a new survey by Gartner, in which 31 percent of business leaders questioned put IT among their top three priorities.
It’s the highest-ever ranking in the survey for IT, which was trumped only by profits and growth, cited by 58 percent.[ 18 surprising tips for security pros. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld’s Security Report newsletter. ]
The 388 business leaders questioned — mostly CEOs, with a smattering of CFOs and COOs — are twice as likely to want to build up in-house IT capabilities (57 percent) as to outsource it (29 percent), which ought to be good news for CIOs.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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