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IT takes on a product mindset

The need to co-create with the business has many CIOs shifting away from IT projects in favor of a product-based approach that, like so much else in business, is a journey that takes time to nurture and succeed.

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New US CIO appointments, December 2021

Congratulations to these “movers and shakers” recently hired or promoted into a new chief information officer role.

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Looking back to look ahead: Anticipating the cybersecurity landscape in 2022

Reviewing the challenges that CISOs had to address in 2021 can help us better plan for what lies ahead.


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Episode 4: Customers, Employees, Partners — How the network is evolving to Serve Them All

Episode 4: Working from home used to be a perk. Now it’s a way of life. The way we shop changed so quickly, so thoroughly, that many retailers were caught off guard, and technology in many cases wasn’t ready for the surge. Instead of...

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4 trends disrupting managed infrastructure services

As providers adapt their go-to-market strategies, customers must plan ahead.


7 digital disruption myths

Myths play an important role in history and culture, yet when it comes to digital disruption, believing in fables can be both destructive and career crippling.

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10 hidden benefits of hybrid work

The hybrid workforce is here to stay. And while blending in-person and remote work has its challenges, done well it can unlock significant upside, as these IT leaders attest.

IT training pays off big for MetroStar Systems

The midsize government IT contractor’s focus on training and upskilling is helping it retain employees and improve job satisfaction, earning it a spot on IDG’s Best Places to Work.

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Top AWS re:Invent takeaways for CIOs

CEO Adam Selipsky outlined a wide range of new tools and functionality in his first turn at the helm of Amazon Web Services. Here’s what IT leaders should know.

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How to select the right IoT device or sensors for your business

To increase efficiency and achieve objectives, consider five important factors to ensure you apply the right devices to the right application.


No, you cannot get rid of your IT department

But you can and should tweak the IT organization to meet modern requirements for agility, innovation, and digital-first operations. Here’s how.

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Top 13 cloud cost management tools

Keeping on top of the outlay of your cloud estate is more important than ever. These platforms will help you get a pulse on your cloud use and associated costs, which can add up rapidly.

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10 master data management certifications that will pay off

Individuals with expertise in master data management (MDM) are essential to helping organizations get the most out of their data and comply with regulations. Here are the MDM certifications that will give your career an edge.

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Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Sujan Turlapaty, SVP & CIO at Optiv

Sujan Turlapaty, SVP & CIO at Optiv, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by and the CIO Executive Council. They will discuss digitizing the client journey, data-driven...

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8 tips for managing low-code citizen developers

With low-code and no-code tools rising in prominence, IT leaders who leave the ‘app gap’ to business users to fill must still do their part to ensure citizen app development is productive and secure.