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2022 GLOBAL CIO REPORT: software industry

Software industry CIOs under pressure to deliver innovation faster

Today's software organizations are under increasing pressure to innovate at the speed of business and consistently deliver reliable and secure releases to gain a competitive edge. This imperative has driven organizations in the software industry to accelerate their use of cloud-native and multicloud architectures.

The result is an explosion of data and an increasingly distributed and complex technology stack that is becoming harder to manage with limited resources.

We surveyed 150 global software industry CIOs to learn the challenges their IT and operations teams face and the solutions they’re confident will help them going forward.

Download the free report to learn about their insights into the following:

  • Ensuring performance and availability across hybrid and multicloud environments
  • The need for observability beyond just traditional log management to effectively identify and address issues
  • AIOps and automation to seamlessly deliver stable and secure software without overrunning budgets

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A deluge of data and constant change means more management challenges

AIOps and automation can take the pressure off teams and help them do more with less. Here’s what we heard from software industry CIOs and IT leaders:

33% of software industry CIOs say current observability data ingestion and storage approaches won’t support their future needs

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71% of technology organizations say their IT environment changes every minute

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51% of IT leaders say the number of tools needed to monitor the end-to-end technology stack makes it difficult to operate efficiently

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93% say AIOps and automation are key to alleviating the skills shortage and reducing burnout among teams

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