What's on Your CIO's Mind? Analytics, Analytics, Analytics

Armonk, NY — September 18, 2009 — Leveraging analytics to gain a competitive advantage and improve business decision-making is now the top priority for CIOs, according to a new study of more than 2,500 chief information officers by IBM.

More than four out of five (83 percent) respondents to a recent survey identified business intelligence and analytics — the ability to see patterns in vast amounts of data and extract actionable insights — as the way they will enhance their organizations' competitiveness, IBM said.