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CIOs, CTOs playing greater role in technology decisions

New research from Deloitte shows that CIOs and CTOs at mid-market companies are in the drivers' seat more often when it comes to technology decisions.

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Recruiting elusive unicorn digital talent

Finding the right talent in the tech industry can get competitive -- especially for ‘digital unicorns,’ who help companies leverage their business success.

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What if you could fire your CEO?

For the last four years, Haufe U.S. has functioned as a workplace democracy, where its executive leadership is elected by the employees annually. The craziest part? It's working.

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Transforming development in the race to innovate

The technology field is moving faster than ever. With more companies entering the fray businesses are always looking to shorten development times and get to market faster with their product and/or services. Modern practices like...

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Inspiring crazy loyalty: A leadership workshop

Chris Laping, author and former Red Robin CIO, discusses the challenges of being a change agent and in leading the charge through digital business transformation. He offers practical advice to help CIOs enable the right conditions to...

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IT leaders share their strategy for creating authenticity

Authenticity at work is more important than eve, but what makes a leader authentic? These four key traits will help determine if you're leadership is viewed as authentic by your employees.

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How to avoid a digital strategy failure

Are executives using the right approach to devise a digital strategy that would guide them to invest in the right initiatives?

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Who is watching after your agile money?

In the digital age, the speed of business change is historically unprecedented and exponentially increasing. The traditional enterprise IT model has reached its max speed, and enterprises are investing in agile development by the...

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The 4 critical questions every member of your IT organization needs to know … and why

Every member of your technology organization should know the business they're in, it's customers and why the company is special. That all sounds obvious until you start asking the four questions. If you don't think they'll have the...

Preparing for the technology executive interview: the right way vs. the wrong way

Job interviews create stress and performance anxiety in even the most senior technology executive. With the right mindset you can level the playing field and determine if you're right for the role at the company and, just as...

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5 hard truths about employee engagement

Engaged employees mean more revenue, less turnover and a happier workplace. But the truth is that the majority of workers aren't engaged in their roles, and it's costing companies more than lost productivity.

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Top 10 mobile apps for business executives

Anyone with a smartphone or tablet knows that a good app can make life easier -- and business executives are no exception. These are the top 10 consumer apps that business people turn to for day-to-day productivity.

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6 highest-paying executive jobs in tech

If you're in the tech industry, you probably know that are your skills are in high demand. And that demand has spurred an increase in average salaries -- especially for these six high-paying executive roles.

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10 interview questions to ask remote workers

As more organizations embrace remote workers, it's important to know how to ask the right interview questions to gauge a perfect fit. Here are 10 things you must ask when hiring a remote worker.

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Why you should hire people smarter than you

You shouldn't be the smartest person in the room -- but you should be hiring the smartest person in the room.

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Who's the boss of workplace culture?

Everyone can agree that culture is important in the workplace. But who really drives it? What makes a good culture? And what can destroy it?

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Nordstrom CIO hires former Amazon exec as CTO

Nordstrom hires Kumar Srinivasan, who will work with CIO Dan Little to help streamline and improve the fashion retailer's merchandise and supply chain software.

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6 ways you're getting teamwork wrong

Teamwork and collaboration are great enterprise goals. But to be effective, they have to be done right. Here's what not to do.

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