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Class of 2017 Yearbook: The Premier 100 Technology Leaders

Peruse the list of this year’s Premier 100 Technology Leaders and click on the honorees' names to read more about them.

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Digitization inches towards the mainstream

Despite CIOs' claims of embracing digital capabilities, digitization at most organizations remains a slow-moving process, McKinsey says.

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VR could help transform remote work

It could get workers ‘into the office’ while remaining in the comfort of their homes.

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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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The power of user adoption

How Earl Newsome, CIO of Praxair, embeds adoption into everything his IT organization does

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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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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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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 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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9 proven methods for generating sales leads

Sales and marketing experts share their tips on the best channels to use to attract new business.

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How to gauge the efficiency of your company leadership

Do you want to gauge the effectiveness of your company's leadership? Look to your workers first.

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