What 59% of Canadian business execs hope IT investments will do

An infographic from IT trade organization CompTIA reveals recent survey data about what both CEOs and CIOs are focusing on in 2014

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It’s so nice to see an image of the CEO and the CIO sitting side-by-side. Too bad they’re both looking away from each other, clearly preoccupied by completely different things.

Still, the infographic below from CompTIA provides an interesting snapshot of the business and technology priorities within Canadian companies. The IT trade organization recently held events in Edmonton and Vancouver to discuss its most recent research with executives here and what it suggests about future spending, skills and the need for the certification program it offers.

Although there’s not a lot of surprises here, it’s good to see security continues to be top of mind among CIOs. The fact 59% of CEOs want IT investments to help them reach new customers, meanwhile, reinforces the whole notion of an omni-channel strategy that uses unified communications to interact with customers in myriad ways.

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