Innovation: Is IT Making the Grade?

THE STATE OF INNOVATION IN THE ENTERPRISE INNOVATION Is IT making the grade? We asked the C-suite: Does Your IT Organization Have What It Takes To INNOVATE NOW? WHO WE SURVEYED 401 C-suite and other senior executives from eight countries participated in a survey commissioned by CA Technologies and answered the question: "How would you rate IT's ability to support and enable innovation in your organization." The results showed that business leaders think IT is underperforming when it comes to supporting their organization's innovation engine. ROLL CALL • 98 CEOS/Presidents • 42 COOS • 44 CFOS/Controllers/Treasurers • 20 CMOS • 55 Managing Partners • 79 GMs/Exec VPs/SVPS • 63 VPs 401 TOTAL AVERAGE GRADE Read on to get a closer look at the details, but the reality is that senior executives at global corporations think IT is ill prepared to enable and support innovation. SKILLS TECHNICAL SKILLS AND EXPERTISE: I IT able to support driving innovation in their organization with their technical skills and expertise? GRADE 2.74 MEAN SCORE STAFF STAFF LEVELS: Does IT have the proper amount of resources to drive innovation in their organization? GRADE 2.11 MEAN SCORE BUDGET CHAMBER OF CASH AVAILABLE BUDGET: Does IT have the appropriate budget to support all of their innovoation initiatives? GRADE 2.10 CORE MEAN TECHNOLOGY ACCESS TO THE RIGHT TECHNOLOGY: Does IT have the technology in place to support innovation in their organization? GRADE 2.59 MEAN SCORE KNOWLEDGE KNOWLEDGE OF THE BUSINESS: Does IT understand the priorities of the business? GRADE 2.69 MEAN SCORE COMMUNICATION BUSINESS AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Can IT communicate with the business and understand its wants oand needs? GRADE 2.50 MEAN SCORE RECEPTIVENESS RECEPTIVENESS TO NEW IDEAS: How receptive is IT to new ideas suggested by the business? GRADE 2.64 MEAN SCORE SPEED OVERALL SPEED AND AGILITY: How good is IT at reacting to and completing innovation initiatives in a timely manner for the organization? GRADE 2.22 MEAN SCORE THE GRADING METHODOLOGY These scores were gathered from each respondent's answer to "How would you rate IT's ability to support and enable innovation in your organization." The survey used a weighted scale of 1 for Poor, 2 for Fair, 3 for Good, and 4 for Excellent. IS YOUR APPROACH TO INNOVATION MAKING THE GRADE? ca TAKE THE IT INNOVATION SELF ASSESSMENT at technologies

Innovation: Is IT Making the Grade?

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CA Technologies commissioned a survey of global business leaders and asked them to rate IT’s ability to drive innovation in their organizations. The results may surprise you! Does your IT organizati...



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