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Decide if you’re a hedgehog or a fox

Some say that writers and thinkers are either hedgehogs or foxes. On one side is a balanced central vision. On the other, the pursuit of contradictory ends. Listen for the distortion of strategy.

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Don't be afraid to stop talking during your presentation

Planned or spontaneous silence has many uses in a business presentation.

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Why software capitalization can be wasteful

The treatment of enterprise applications as capital assets is a relic of the industrial-age IT operating model. In the digital age, capitalization of the application development cost can be wasteful and counterproductive.

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Can I capitalize my system implementation or get tax advantages?

With the introduction of software as a service, organizations need to understand and evaluate their options to account for their SaaS implementation expenses for both book and tax purposes. This blog post focuses on two major...

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Interview: Karen Walker, CMO, Cisco - Part 3

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Karen Walker, CMO of Cisco, sat down for a three-part IDG CMO Perspectives series with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to...

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Kodak Alaris CIO's IT strategy pays off big time

CIO John Milazzo shares his journey to successfully establish a spinoff organization and new technology strategy at Kodak Alaris.

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The CDO's first 100 days: Expanding the agenda

The second installment of my two-part series on the priorities of a new chief digital officer expands the agenda to include an early focus on processes and technologies — especially data, mobile and infrastructure.

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Interview: Lance Walter, CMO, Capriza

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Lance Walter, CMO of Capriza, sat down with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share his perspective on how to successfully...

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How to get creative with your digital transformation strategy

Science and math aren't the only skills you need to develop a technology strategy. Dreaming up the next big advancement also requires a healthy dose of creativity.

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CMO Perspectives - Karen Walker of Cisco | Part 2

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Karen Walker, CMO of Cisco, sat down for a three-part IDG CMO Perspectives series with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to...

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It’s not the workforce but the system that needs a fix

Cheaper inputs are no longer strategic for enterprise IT, but a system that propels productivity and throughput while supplying a steady stream of innovations is. The Trump presidency may become a catalyst for it.

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CMO Perspectives - Clint Oram of Sugar CRM

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Clint Oram, Co-Founder and CMO of SugarCRM, sat down with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share his perspective on using...

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What your CEO needs to know about securing the Internet of Things

The recent Internet of Things-based DDoS attack on Dyn heralded the beginning of a new era for businesses. For better or for worse, industry experts’ warnings about the need to consider all “endpoints” rather than limiting security...

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Interview: Robson Grieve, CMO, New Relic

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Robson Grieve, Chief Marketing Officer at New Relic, Inc., sat down with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share his...

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The lean journey in IT

Every IT department needs to act and think like a business. That means doing things better, faster and cheaper. Lean is a methodology that every IT department can adopt to achieve that goal, but what's more important than the...

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Transformation is happening: Enterprise analytics helps give it shape

The creative economy is an entirely different beast from the industrial economy that preceded it. The shift to the creative economy is hard enough without our continued use of mass-production-era management techniques. It’s...

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What's next for enterprise IT?

The multitrillion-dollar industry of enterprise IT is facing a major disruption. The process was initiated by the pure-play digital enterprises like Amazon and Google a decade ago, and it has recently accelerated with the broad...

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IT leaders: you don’t have to be the business

In an all-out effort to be recognized and respected, IT leaders may be spending too much of their valuable time and energy creating and repeating "business mantras" instead of doing the real work of learning influence mastery.

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