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Beating the bell curve blues

Performance rating and comparisons involve the much-hated "bell curve" distribution, which is imposed on managers and causes endless grumbling. But can we do anything about the bell curve blues?

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Businesses lack a streamlined approach to digital transformation

Most business executives understand the importance of digital transformation, but they aren't prepared for how quickly they need to adapt, according to research from Gartner.

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How CIOs explain blockchain to their CFO

Blockchain changes business models and will affect everything from the clothes you wear, the food you eat, and even the products you buy. The CFO business case for blockchain.

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Recruiters increasingly rely on social media to find talent

The talent war is on in tech, and recruiters are taking advantage of every weapon at their disposal. A recent study found that recruiters are getting creative in how they source candidates -- moving towards social media and messaging...

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How to manage your project team through uncertainty

Nothing is certain in the world of project management – except that your project will end at some point, or at least your leadership of it will. Successfully or unsuccessfully...at some point enough will be enough. And sometimes that...

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Customers' digital behavior drives CIOs to partner with CDOs, CMOs

CIOs from CVS Health and JetBlue insist it doesn’t matter whether they work with CDOs, CMOs or other executives as long as their efforts meet customer demands.

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Why CISO is the hardest tech role to fill

CISOs are hard to hire because there are far too few business executives with the right mix of business and technical chops. Also, companies aren’t exactly sure how much they’re willing to pay a CISO.


4 important communication tools for tech biz entrepreneurs

When George Bernard Shaw said, 'The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place,' he had tech biz entrepreneurs in mind. If you are a SaaS startup or an established tech leader, riddled with...


How CIOs can guide digital business transformation

The business and technology functions of an organization can no longer be viewed as separate, which is why the next generation of business leaders will be CIOs becoming CEOs.

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Investing in professional relationships delivers a real ROI

You can't be successful in business, or in life, unless you are successful in cultivating your professional relationships. Here are four guaranteed ways to damage your professional relationships.

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How healthcare is handling a flood of advancements

Hang on tight! The world of healthcare is changing fast. Learn how health systems are managing their current trajectories of prolific innovation through leadership and technology.

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Representation is important, even in emojis

I'm admittedly not the most tech-savvy person, but it doesn't take a tech genius to notice the lack of female representation in areas as basic as emojis. Now, though, that's about to change.

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How HR can bridge the tech inequality gap

Human resources technologies keep marching forward, offering a competitive edge to those willing to make the right investments. Is your organization keeping pace?

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Top 10 ways to retain IT security talent

The following tips take a look at some of the most effective steps businesses can take to retain IT security employees.

Tech Titans Talk: The IDG Enterprise Interview Series

In the IDG Enterprise Interview Series, you'll hear from technology CIOs and CEOs on today's burgeoning trends, ongoing headaches and upcoming product plans. Check out this informative series from IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer...

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Where did that strategy go?

The heart of making strategy work is people. Great plans go nowhere without people to make the strategy happen. But how do you keep people engaged in a marathon when the sidelines are so full of distractions? Or to reframe the...

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