With the first month of the year wrapped, it's time to check in on what the rest of 2022 will bring for business technology leaders.
Industry trends depict CIOs immersed in business strategy in 2022. CEOs expect tech leaders to bank on their expertise in cloud, AI and software and shape a nimble technology strategy that improves operations.
Analyst firms, such as Gartner and Forrester, expect executives to spend more on IT this year, leveraging bigger budgets toward more ambitious enterprise goals.
Business leaders see digital projects with renewed urgency as competition encroaches. But urgent digital goals will clash with tight labor market conditions as in-demand positions remain tough to fill. Executives who excel at their roles will understand that luring top workers is a key part of the strategy toward efficient technology operations.
Here are top trends shaping business technology for CIOs in 2022: