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State of the CIO 2017: More challenging, still complicated

The 16th annual State of the CIO report shows that the life of the dual-role CIO is both more challenging and more rewarding. Get used to the new reality.

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IT-as-a-Service model essential in digital transformation

Some issues never seem to go away, including business users’ demands for IT departments delivering against business needs – and doing it quickly to gain or sustain a competitive advantage. Legacy infrastructure and processes make it...

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What CIOs should consider when taking on new roles

The transition from CIO of VMware to CIO of both VMware and Dell, lessons learned and what other CIOs should consider.

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Where is your real workspace?

Presentation space is your real workspace.

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CIO sees mobile platform as patient engagement cure

St. Luke's Healthcare Systems is deploying a single platform that allows patients to access medical records, pay bills and book appointments from their mobile devices.

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What we can learn from BCG's move to an ‘IT-as-a-Service’ model

Robbert Kuppens, global CIO of The Boston Consulting Group, describes how changing the company’s IT operating model to an IT-as-a-Service took more than a policy change. It took a mind shift.

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CIOs disrupt IT operating models to align with digital business

Operational paralysis – failure to align IT with the business strategy -- can lead to a CIO’s demise. Sensing that, some IT executives have opted to disrupt the way they run their departments.

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How to avoid hitting a wall in a digital transformation

I recently spoke with Alexandre Pereira, Global CIO at Vale, a Brazilian multinational mining company, who told me about a conversation with one of the company’s business leaders when they considered launching a transformation...

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10 things marketers need to know about AI

AI-enabled marketing isn't just about cute chatbots. Here's what CMOs, CIOs and others need to know to make the most of AI in their marketing initiatives in 2017 and beyond.

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Driving digital strategy with customer journey maps

Download this free Forrester Research report to learn how to optimize the customer experience by basing technology investment decisions on interactions from the customer’s point of view.

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Papa John's hires Panera IT leader as CIO, CDO

After a legal battle with Panera, the pizza chain hires Mike Nettles to lead its IT and digital efforts, which include online and mobile ordering from computers, smartphones and Apple TV.

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A call for action -- the renaissance of enterprise IT

During the time of transition from industrial-age to digital-age practices, what the business needs most is a renaissance of enterprise IT. This is an exceptional opportunity, a call for action, for CIOs and CDOs to spearhead the...

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Insurance spin-out rides API-driven strategy

Allstate’s Arity spin-out has embraced an analytics-based platform strategy similar to those used by the likes of Uber and Lyft.

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The IT-business gap remains

The 2017 State of the CIO reports finds that while IT generally still has control of the tech purse strings, business and IT leaders disagree about the CIO's role.

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One CIOs vision of the future of the modern workplace

Dan Kieny, CIO of Black & Veatch, looks to the generations beyond millennials to envision a more user-centric workplace -- one where collaboration and communication happen in real time.

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CIOs adjust to their new reality

The CIO role is integral to today's increasingly digital businesses, but transformational IT executives aren't necessarily shedding their functional responsibilities — get used to it.

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Walgreens CIO leaving to launch retail marketing startup

Abhi Dhar, who helped lead several mobile and other digital initiatives at the pharmacy retailer, is stepping down next month to step up to a CEO role.

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The CIO role grows more strategic

Three KPIs from our 2017 State of the CIO results indicate that it's a great time to be a CIO.

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