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How CIOs are transforming their organizations for the digital era

CIOs discuss key efforts to shake up their IT departments as they lay the foundation for digital business strategies.

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Sync for Genes ignites genomics on FHIR

Share your genomic information seamlessly. Sync for Genes lays the foundation for clinico-genomic apps to communicate clinical genomic data between EHR systems. Your access to portable genomic sequencing just got easier.

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If business is great, what’s keeping you up at night?

Since the start of 2017, I have been talking to IT leaders about how they are balancing their expanding roles and what is keeping them up at night. While most enjoy having more input into business strategy, they are also worried about...

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Questions to ask before choosing an automation partner

Intelligent automation has the potential to transform outsourcing engagements, but customers should do their due diligence before choosing their partners.

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Uber finally agrees to reveal diversity data

Uber Technologies has agreed to provide next month its diversity data, which it had earlier declined to make public.

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H-1B lottery’s game of chance is legal, judge rules

A lawsuit that challenged the fairness and legality of the H-1B lottery system, calling it a "never ending game of chance," has been thrown out in federal court.

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3 innovative ways to boost blog engagement

Here are some steps to take if your blog is struggling to make a mark despite having a number of good posts.

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Using personality profiling to make call centers more efficient

Mattersight says it optimizes outcomes by connecting callers with agents that can best deal with their personality traits

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Interview: Margaret Franco, SVP of Marketing EMEA at Dell EMC – Part 2

Margaret Franco, SVP of Marketing EMEA at Dell EMC, shares her insights on how predictive modeling and personalizing content has helped to improve Dell EMC’s marketing results and enhance the customer journey.

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What a tea ceremony can teach you about leadership

In the western world, the concept of “go faster, do more” has become the default for business operations. By integrating some east Asian cultural wisdom into our practices, each of us can become a more effective leader.

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How Florida Local Government Agencies Collaborate to Improve Citizen Services

Florida local government agencies collaborate through a unique organization to share insights, learnings, and technologies to improve services to its citizens.

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Experts: U.S. needs a federal CISO

Last week, the Trump administration announced the appointment of a White House cybersecurity coordinator. That's a good first step, security experts say, but the government also needs to have a federal CISO

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Enterprises misaligning security budget, priorities

Those on staff who are doing the budgeting might blindly write the same amount into the security line every year. Or the C-suite might handcuff the security personnel with a tight budget that doesn’t allow for expansion into new...

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Q1s newest CIO appointments

AIG, Sempra Energy, and Yale University are among several organizations that named new CIOs as the first quarter of FY17 comes to a close.

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Build digital DNA: Leveraging M&A to reshape the IT workforce

Tech leaders cannot simply navigate an M&A transaction and then hope for the best – there has to be a clear and actionable road map for building digital DNA.

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How Target is reimagining its stores to compete in the digital world

Target currently gets less than 5 percent of its retail business from digital, however, CEO Brian Cornell is looking to change that.

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Interview: Dan Rogers, CMO, ServiceNow

Dan Rogers, CMO of ServiceNow, shares his thoughts on the importance of metrics-driven marketing, the dynamic relationship between marketing and culture and how to utilize content to guide the buyer’s journey.

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Crisis prevention and hypocrisy in hiding: a lesson for technology companies

The message to Silicon Valley, as it relates to Unilever, is as clear as the most forceful cautionary tale about hubris

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