On Monday, Gartner held a webinar entitled “2016 CIO Agenda: Building the Digital Platform” that focused on the needs, roles and concerns for CIOs in the new year. The study surveyed almost 3,000 CIOs from around the world in multiple industries including Government, Banking, Healthcare and Manufacturing. With the research and analytical expertise of 83 global Gartner team members, the information was summarized and concluded with some rather eye-opening findings. Click here to watch the webinar in its entirety. Clearly, the reason for the study and webinar indicates the need and importance of becoming digital. This trend is no longer an option for organizations and specifically CIOs, but a necessity for efficient business and for gaining an advantage in the competitive landscape.