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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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Why aren't Digital First banks there yet?

Banks and financial organizations are on the verge of a major transformation. Although late to the party, these organizations are more and more embracing digital revolution and drastically transforming user experience. In this post we...

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Who should be on an insider risk team?

Catching an insider taking confidential information doesn't happen by chance, and policies and procedures must be in place to know what to do when an insider is caught.

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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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U.S. computing leadership under threat, says House science chair

Even a seemingly unrelated project, for instance, can have far-reaching implications into the computer industry.

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How a bad board of directors could kill HPE

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that the trouble with HPE stems from its board of directors. Just replacing a CEO, if the board lacks core skills, just changes the problem.

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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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4 ways IT leaders can get each day off to a strategic start

Give yourself a tremendous mental boost and real strategic advantage by starting your day off right. Use these four simple steps. Find inspiration to create your own additional steps.

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The permanent web for healthcare with IPFS and blockchain

The internet of data structures (IoDS) has arrived for healthcare. IPFS combined with blockchain creates a new layer of the internet. Is your business exploring it?

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10 mobile marketing trends to watch in 2017

Where’s mobile marketing heading? And what do CMOs and marketers need to know to stay ahead or avoid falling behind? We answer these and other mobile marketing questions.

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RPA proving its transformational value at Deutsche Bank

Robotic process automation has improved productivity and quality at Deutsche Bank. Robots are intended to augment the bank’s workforce, making employees happier and more efficient.

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Apple: Transgender bathrooms instead of new Macs?

Once again Apple is busy mouthing off about political issues instead of updating its aging and outdated Mac computers.

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Tip No. 3: Provide coaching and advice as needed

This is a continuation of my series on "Five Tips for Leading Agile Data Management Development Teams." Here, I discuss the third tip: Provide coaching and advice as needed — to both self-managing teams and individual team members.

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Last week's CRM success story started back in 2002

Verizon's CRM program continues to delight customers, 15 years after it began.

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How Intel’s CMO revitalized a ‘weak brand’

Intel is coming off one of the best years in its 49-year history, according to CMO Steven Fund, who explains how the brand evolved from stale to dynamic.

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How to institute an agile IT outsourcing process

The outsourcing process doesn’t have to be a marathon if you invest time and effort preparing for a more iterative transaction process.

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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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A look at India’s biometric ID system: digital APIs for a connected world

India’s digital infrastructure transformation is enabling new services and APIs. Explore how India’s digital citizen app works and how India is securing data and authenticating users.

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