How UK CIOs are working with startups

CIOs are looking to startups to provide fresh ideas and innovation

Bigger isn’t necessarily better, and across a range of industries, CIOs are choosing to work with modest sized startups over tech giants in order to achieve their business objectives.

Some of the reasons named by CIOs include the greater potential for fresh ideas and talent, and a greater understanding of new technologies. For medium-sized companies, startups often offer the clear benefit of being more responsive and adaptable than larger incumbents. Individual projects may simply be more suited to working with startups.

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CIO UK spoke to 12 leading UK CIOs and digital experts on how they are collaborating with startups. Read on to discover how CIOs at Oxfam, AstraZeneca and Williams F1 Team, among others, are working with startups to achieve their business goals.

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