CEB CIO Leadership Council

CEB CIO Leadership Council is a membership for innovative CIOs who want to optimize the performance of their IT function and business. Our research and insights are rooted in the challenges our members deem most important and span topics that impact your organization’s day to day as well as longer-term strategic initiatives. We employ relationships and learnings from the best CIOs to help you and your team save time and make better decisions.

Our Research Focus

Equipping our members with strategic guidance and tactical tools on the topics most important for their function is at the heart of what we do. We don't just point to where you need to go: we provide you with a roadmap and a suite of implementation tools to get you and your team there. Key topics include:

How CEB Helps You

Our Latest Research

IT functions have a lot of opportunities—and demands—to improve performance. To help you focus on the right areas, we have developed a peer-based framework, informed by years of practical research on what defines top-performing organizations, to measure the maturity of your IT function and give you an action plan for improvement.

Take Your IT Function to the Next Level

We can assess your maturity across 40 critical IT management activities.

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Membership Features

Research and Insight: Unique research and tools to help business leaders evaluate new issues and challenges

Proven Best Practices: Tested approaches to solving business challenges from our network of leading companies

Advisory Support: Personalized expert guidance and project support for pending decisions, new tactics, internal presentations, and other needs

Decision and Diagnostic Tools: Customized, actionable views of the most important performance metrics in your function

Peer Benchmarks: Relevant, quantitative data and analysis to help allocate resources and target areas with the highest impact

Executive Networking: On-request advice, feedback, and perspective from peer interaction with hundreds of leading executives

Live and Online Learning Events: A wide variety of events exclusively for senior executives, as well as staff training and skill development opportunities

What Our Members Are Saying


CEB provides us a set of best practices—techniques, methods, and tools that have already been valuable to other organizations. From there, we can gap what we do with what we see as a best practice, and apply some or all of the best practices to the services we provide."



Tony Lombardi
CIO and VP Global Business Services



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From Our Blogs

IT Project Management: The PMO’s Role in Agile Organizations
Many of the world's IT teams have adopted Agile methodologies to meet the demands that digitization is putting on the function. The PMO is often left out, especially in the early stages, but has a critical role to play. Fri Jan 20 03:00:57 EST 2017
Corporate IT: How to Be a More Attractive Employer Than a Startup
Corporate IT teams need to show how they can offer the stability and reach of a big company and still give good candidates the chance to do creative and important work from day one. Wed Jan 18 03:00:51 EST 2017
Corporate IT: 5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your 2017 Strategic Plan
Don't neglect previous years' plans, don't just focus on technology but explain how IT will help the business accomplish its most important goals, and help all employees translate ideas and decisions into action. Fri Jan 13 03:00:09 EST 2017

In the News

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Reshaping the Project Manager Role for the Digital Age
Wed Dec 21 00:00:00 EST 2016
Trump Clouds Tech Spending Outlook
Wed Dec 14 00:00:00 EST 2016
CIO Outlook 2017
Wed Dec 14 00:00:00 EST 2016

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