Forrester: Five Topics Will Drive Forrester’s IT Leadership Research in 2010

Forrester recently released a list of topics that will drive it’s 2010 CIO research content.  The list was revealed in a blog post written by Sharyn Leaver, a Forrester Vice President who leads Forrester's research into IT leadership and CIO issues.  The five main 2010 CIO research topic areas for Forrester are 

  1. Future IT trends & innovations. CIOs need heIp identifying the key emerging technologies that should impact their planning and investment.

  2. IT talent management. CIOs are very interested in current and future IT process, org design, culture, and leadership best practices.

  3. Benchmarking data (spending, staffing, leadership best practices). IT budget benchmarks continue to be a hot topic for CIOs.

  4. IT governance & metrics. CIOs continue to press for best practices that drive a culture of performance and value.

  5. Marketing of IT.  CIOs continue to work to perfect their methods for communicating IT value and activities.

You can read Sharyn’s full post at “CIOs Spoke, We Listened – Research Focus For 2010