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Hidden cloud migration gotchas — and how to avoid them

From a lack of visibility into infrastructure to licensing and governance issues, frustrating surprises await your migration to the cloud. Here’s a real-world look at how traditional companies are navigating the cloud’s...

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You can't build enterprise AI if you suck at data & analytics

Executives are anxious to jump on the AI bandwagon, but many organizations lack the requisite data & analytics infrastructure or executive culture to build production machine learning systems.

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8 common project management mistakes — and how to avoid them

IT executives and certified project management professionals reveal the most common reasons projects get derailed and what project managers can do to keep them on track.

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8 essential sites for researching your next employer

Landing a job interview feels great, but how much do you know about your potential employer? Job listings often illicit more questions than provide answers. Knowing where to find inside information can mean the difference between...

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In digital, what was context now becomes core

The quest for operational excellence through outsourcing IT over recent decades creates a dilemma for digital transformation.

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Building business knowledge deep into the technology stack

How CIO Anil Cheriyan is transforming the IT operating model at SunTrust Banks.

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Notorious Project Failures - Google Glass

What lessons can we learn from noteworthy projects that failed or were delivered successfully?

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A major medical device maker's unique approach to data security

Medical devices have a unique set of challenges related to IT security. Here's how a major equipment manufacturer tackles device security in the era IoT-enabled healthcare IT.

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How Adam Noble, CIO of GAF, drives innovation through collaboration

CIOs need to collaborate with C-Suite peers to develop effective enterprise IT strategies. Adam Noble, CIO-GAF and his team are leveraging technology to enable business outcomes with a collaboration strategy that works.

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Shake Shack’s secret sauce for getting mobile apps right

The burger chain tapped a crowdsourcing startup to uncover flaws in its mobile ordering operations and to help solve the tricky business of balancing digital services with in-store experiences.

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7 reasons to switch to microservices — and 5 reasons you might not succeed

Using a microservices approach to application development can improve resilience and expedite your time to market, but breaking apps into fine-grained services offers complications. Here's what to expect.

Do you have what IT takes to be a digital leader?

Disruptive digital technologies are reshaping the business landscape forcing many organizations to reinvent business models, products, and the way they engage with their customers. But not everyone is equal when it comes to digital...

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Are you transforming fast enough? Lessons from Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods

Lessons for CIO on why and how to drive digital transformation programs.

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CIOs say IT can better back up their organizations

In the wake of British Airways' IT failure, CIOs need to be asking themselves what they can do to better prepare their organizations to weather these types of business disruptions.

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Balancing the benefits of automation with third party risks

Current market pressures are demanding organizations to strike a balance between the value automation can bring and risks associated with it.

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6 trends shaping IT cloud strategies today

From cost containment to hybrid strategies, CIOs are getting more creative in taking advantage of the latest offerings and the cloud’s economies of scale.

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CIO Quick Takes: How CIOs assess the value of emerging technology

CIOs from the CIO Executive Council provide their own in-depth takes on how they measure the value of emerging technology.

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Has outsourcing lost its strategic relevance?

Global leader of ISG's Digital and Emerging Technology businesses, Steven Hall, explores the strategic positioning of outsourcing.

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