The Harvey Nash CIO survey 2010 also found that:
- Recession is still driving the IT agenda with 74% of the respondents being asked to cut costs and 75% to increase operational efficiency
- CIOs are being treated as business leaders: 44% percent of respondents report directly into the CEO or CFO. 71% of respondents foresee a greater participation in strategic decisions
- IT Outsourcing is increasing with 87% of respondents maintaining or increasing outsourcing projects - an 11% increase from last year
- Job satisfaction is down 4% from last year. 43% of CIOs expect to be in a new job within 24 months!