Business Strategy: Crucial Collaboration -- 10 Things That Boost Solid CFO-CIO Partnerships in Government

Business Strategy: Crucial Collaboration -- 10 Things That Boost Solid CFO-CIO Partnerships in Government

  • January 2015 •
  • 23 pages •
  • Report ID: 2624891 •
  • Format: PDF

This IDC Government Insights report examines some of the ways that chief financial officers and chief information officers can develop a cooperative environment for enhancing IT projects and project funding.

"A strong, collaborative relationship between CFOs and CIOs is an increasingly important part of IT planning at government agencies," says Shawn P. McCarthy, research director for IDC Government Insights."If the pair can work together, they can forge a highly productive relationship. But making this type of partnership work is extremely challenging. This new approach is spurred on by mounting pressures related to cost cutting, system consolidation, and the growing availability of external IT services, including cloud-based solutions."