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The 5 fundamentals of creating an employee experience in the workplace

Employees who have a positive employee experience typically have faith in their organization’s decision-making, and believe their place in the business has value. As a result, it makes sense that a positive employee experience would...

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What do they really want? Decoding IT demand signals from your business

Every leader of a large IT organization manages two very different types of business. Okta CIO Mark Settle discusses the varying clientele, and what success (and failure!) looks like for both sides of the business.

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Does gender matter?

Do women have the intelligence and opportunities to advance in business...and should corporations care? Here's a look at the underlying causes for disparity in the number of women leaders, the financial benefits and what needs to...

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6 data-driven marketing trends every small business should embrace

Yes, even small business owners can use data to increase marketing effectiveness.

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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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5 project management mistakes your marketing team is probably making

Marketing campaigns are getting more advanced, but are you failing to properly manage them?

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Why banks must have an omnichannel digital strategy

Digital has become the pulse of banking customers’ interactions, and it continues to influence their behavior and needs, but with almost half of banking consumers using only digital channels for their transactions, expectations are...

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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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CIO career path: Building a resume for the COO role

Steve Bandrowczak’s career path—which includes a solid mix of business and IT leadership—serves as a guide for climbing the executive ladder.

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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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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.

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...


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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Enterprise analytics gives responsible control over data exploration

Data becomes information through communication. We want as many smart people to have easy access to rich data. Enterprise analytics is a control for leaders to avoid indulging in 'elaborate rubbish'. For every task there is a tool...

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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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How Nebraska successfully consolidated state IT services

Ed Toner, CIO of the state of Nebraska deployed ITSM to consolidate state IT services and improve quality while reducing costs and risk.

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Since when did BA stand for bloomin' amazing?

A great BA is worth their weight in gold. Here’s why...

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