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Analytics 50: Call for 2017 entries

Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business and CIO.com will again honor 50 organizations that excel at using analytics to solve business challenges. If you have an innovative project, now’s the time to nominate it for an Analytics...

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Walgreens names new CIO

Steve Turner's position as a Walgreens veteran focused on data analytics could advance the pharmacy retailer's digital transformation.

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Is the business-IT gap intentional?

IT and business executives must decide whether to transform the way their organizations interact. Maintaining the status quo may feel safe, but it’s risky. To determine if the relationship has reached a tipping point, ask two...

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Digitization inches towards the mainstream

Despite CIOs' claims of embracing digital capabilities, digitization at most organizations remains a slow-moving process, McKinsey says.

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How to remain relevant in a changing IT world

Humana CIO Brian LeClaire learned a lesson in relevance early in his career — and he’s used it to drive the health insurance giant’s innovation roadmap.

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The power of user adoption

How Earl Newsome, CIO of Praxair, embeds adoption into everything his IT organization does

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The impact of new digital business models on IT services

On-shoring is becoming more in vogue. Like many U.S. CIOs and their C-suite colleagues, you may be actively exploring how to duplicate or offset the loss of cost benefits from offshore/labor-arbitrage services. I have good news for...

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Former CIO sees digital transformations sprinting through DevOps

Sanjay Mirchandani, CEO of software vendor Puppet, says DevOps helped him as CIO of EMC, where he led a tech transformation.

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Alaska Airlines lands industry veteran as new CIO

Charu Jain, whose background includes work for American Airlines while at IBM and 20 years at United Airlines, is leading the complex Alaska-Virgin America systems integration efforts.

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How to evaluate your service providers in 2017

Third-party IT and business service providers also face a changing market and are taking steps to align themselves with the new business realities and new market opportunities. You need to understand the current debate in the service...

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10 happiest cities for CIOs

Robert Half Technology surveyed 2,500 CIOs in 25 metropolitan areas. Respondents from 10 cities reported above-average happiness, with Miami hosting the most content IT chiefs.

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How to create IT innovation

Exclusive research from the CIO Executive Council shines a light on how IT leaders are defining and driving IT innovation. Register now to download the free report.

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How to partner with the chief digital officer to drive digital transformation

Does your organization have a Chief Digital Officer or does it require one? How CIO can grow their leadership responsibilities by defining initiatives, aligning responsibilities, leveraging agile practices, and measuring key...

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New CIO appointments -- February 2017 edition

Congratulations to these IT executives on their recent appointments or promotions to new CIO jobs

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How CIO-CMO Partnerships Leverage Omni-Channel Marketing Strategy to Drive Business Value

Zeta Global CIO discusses how Omni-Channel marketing enables customer loyalty and drives business value.

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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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