IBM has published its annual CIO study for 2011. To complete the study, IBM interviewed 3,018 CIOs, spanning 71 countries and 18 industries. Key themes include collaboration, cloud, business analytics and mobility. One of the recommendations from the study:
Enable state-of-the-art collaboration
Evaluate and adopt new tools to strengthen enterprise-wide collaboration and real-time exchange of data. Explore and introduce uniﬁed messaging, mobile data solutions, anytime/anywhere models and desktop virtualization.
Definitely worth a read for those interested in understanding the issues CIO are facing and immediate and long-term areas of focus.