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Annual CIO Survey Report 2024

An inaugural look at what’s on the minds of CIOs.

CIOs today face increasing pressures, disruptive emerging technologies, talent shortages, and a slew of other challenges. What are their top concerns, priorities, and technology bets that will define the future direction of IT?

CIO responses to our Future of IT 2024 survey reveal key insights on spending projects, the potential disruptions causing the most concern, plans for adopting emerging technology, and how firms are responding to generative AI.

See how CIOs are sizing up the opportunities and threats of the year ahead

Map your organization’s response to the external environment compared to CIOs across geographies and industries. Learn:

  • The CIO view on continuing concerns such as cybersecurity.
  • Where they rate their IT department’s maturity.
  • What their biggest concerns and budget increases are.
  • How they’re approaching third-party generative AI tools.

Annual CIO Survey Report 2024 Research & Tools

1. Future of IT Survey 2024 – A summary of key insights from the CIO responses to our Future of IT 2024 survey.

Take the pulse of the IT industry and see how CIOs are planning to approach 2024.

Annual CIO Survey Report 2024

An inaugural look at what's on the minds of CIOs.

1. Firmographics

  • Region
  • Title
  • Organization Size
  • IT Budget Size
  • Industry


The majority of CIO responses came from North America. Contributors represent regions from around the world.

Countries / Regions Response %
United States 47.18%
Canada 11.86%
Australia 9.60%
Africa 6.50%
China 0.28%
Germany 1.13%
United Kingdom 5.37%
India 1.41%
Brazil 1.98%
Mexico 0.56%
Middle East 4.80%
Asia 0.28%
Other country in Europe 4.52%



A typical CIO respondent held a C-level position at a small to mid-sized organization.

Half of CIOs hold a C-level position, 10% are VP-level, and 20% are director level

Pie Chart of CIO positions

38% of respondents are from an organization with above 1,000 employees

Pie chart of size of organizations


A typical CIO respondent held a C-level position at a small to mid-sized organization.

40% of CIOs report an annual budget of more than $10 million

Pie chart of CIO annual budget

A range of industries are represented, with 29% of respondents in the public sector or financial services

Range of industries

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