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Is customer-centric marketing the way of the future?

Customers are what bring life to every business. Without them, a business will not succeed. That's why there's a consistent increase in marketing efforts targeted specifically for customer attraction and retention.

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How to build a sustainable, value-focused data culture

Financial services CDOs weigh in on how regulation, growth and cost drives their current efforts and how each will affect future endeavors.

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CMO, CIO embrace social media, IoT to win customers

Marketing and IT leaders at Clorox partner closely on digital marketing and IoT initiatives intended to buttress the consumer packaged goods company's corporate growth strategy.

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Unconscious bias hurts more than diversity

Biases don't affect only your ability to hire diverse candidates -- they limit your ability to hire all qualified candidates.

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Meet me in the parking lot: Walking meetings hit their stride

Prolonged sitting is part of the job for many people in the tech world. Walking meetings can help energize people and spark creativity.

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6 tips to find and retain freelance tech workers

Once you find reliable freelancers, you won't want to stop there. Follow these five tips to help build and retain a stable of freelance workers.

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First CIO on Workplace by Facebook talks collaboration in the enterprise

The former CIO of Clorox has a long history with Workplace by Facebook. Here he shares insights about his early days with the collaboration platform, challenges he’s encountered and tips for IT pros.

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Why every company needs to modernize its software factory

Software has played an integral role in business for decades by optimizing the silos of sales, marketing, product development, HR, finance, and so on. But in the digital economy, software isn’t just a mechanism for increasing the...

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How to get fired in 2017: Have a security breach

There are many reasons why IT professionals can be fired, but six out of the top nine are related to security. Fireable offenses included failing to modernize a security program, data breaches with unknown causes, data breaches that...

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The state of the IT contractor job market in 2017

Trends toward higher pay and demand for specialized skills continue apace, creating opportunities for contractors across the industry.

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5 goals your 2017 digital transformation program needs

While digital transformation is a multiyear journey, CIO's have to show success incrementally. Here are five goals that will engage different parts of the organization on the transformation journey.

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From CIO to COO to CEO

Greg Carmichael, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bank, reflects on how his experience as a CIO prepared him to be a CEO in the digital age.

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How to get beyond Finance vs. IT

IT leaders need to understand the financial policies that control the way IT buys infrastructure and systems.

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5 ways to recruit more women in 2017

Recruiting and retaining women in your organization starts with asking what's really important to them and then following through to make sure they get it.

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CIOs walking digital tightrope between opportunity and risk

These are scary, exciting times for CIOs who must tackle digital transformations.

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IT and the forever revolution

We live in revolutionary times, and we have to figure out what we are going to do about it.

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Get your company ready for artificial intelligence

Companies need to resolve issues regarding data quality, ERP and business process improvement first, before implementing artificial intelligence solutions.

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4 ways angel investing can be fun for CIOs

The best hobby a CIO can have is angel investing. Think about it, if you work as a CIO, you’ve probably got some great insight on what’s working, what’s not and where the market is headed. This piece explains how to get started and...

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