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4 tips for keeping SAP transformation projects on track during the COVID-19 crisis

You can’t put mission-critical modernization projects on hold. Here’s how to work through the disruption.


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7 barriers to innovation worth breaking

Conventional cultures produce conventional results. To truly innovate, you have to rethink how you incentivize risk, respond to requests, and make resources available for experimentation.


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What is a chief data officer? A leader who creates business value from data

A chief data officer oversees a range of data-related functions to ensure your organization is getting the most from what could be its most valuable asset.


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10 best entry-level IT certifications to launch your career

IT certifications can verify your knowledge in different skillsets, boost your pay and set you apart from other entry-level candidates. Here are 10 entry-level certifications worth pursuing.


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The CIO Show: Biz-managed IT, coming out from the shadows

In this episode, we get into the vexed topic of Shadow IT.


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SAP ASE leaves sensitive credentials in installation logs

Two vulnerabilities in SAP ASE's Cockpit component leaves some sensitive information available to anyone on the network and other data susceptible to brute-force attacks.


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5 lessons when creating a ‘customer zero’ program

Technology organizations must invest in a “customer zero” program to drive internal innovation, improve quality, and demonstrate they believe in their own products and services.


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CIOs grapple with how to jumpstart innovation amid pandemic

IT leaders turn to emerging technologies from strategic vendors and VC partners to help keep collaboration and innovation humming in a work world gone remote due to the coronavirus.


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Maximizing stakeholder value

There are three stakeholder types for any organization, each exchanging value in distinct ways. The future of any organization depends on its ability to maximize that exchange.


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H&R Block sheds taxing legacy systems for the cloud

The tax preparation services company eschews client-server and other legacy systems for Microsoft Azure, a shift that required buy-in from engineers and executives, says CIO Alan Lowden.


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11 outsourcing myths debunked

Outsourcing has evolved — and so too have the misconceptions around what makes a successful sourcing partnership in the digital era.


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Time to reset long-held habits for a new reality

As we enter the seventh month of the COVID-19 crisis in Australia, businesses are continuing to manage through the tough rules impacting the economy with so much uncertainty hanging over their heads.


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Microsoft Ignite showcases first Project Cortex AI tool for SharePoint

Civil engineering firm Mott McDonald has been testing SharePoint Syntex, the first product to come out of Microsoft’s Project Cortex proving ground for AI-based content management tools.


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AI gives IT an edge in improving customer experience

The pandemic has only accelerated IT’s need to improve digital customer experiences. From healthcare to retail, IT leaders are increasingly turning to AI for help.


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Cloud software helps ASU lean into hybrid learning

Arizona State University has leaned heavily into cloud collaboration software to help students return to school in a hybrid learning model, says CIO Lev Gonick.