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At FedEx, sensors and analytics fuel COVID-19 vaccine distribution

FedEx is relying on insights from its SenseAware ID IoT system and Microsoft’s Azure machine learning software to ensure coronavirus vaccines reach their final destinations.


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10 dark secrets of robotic process automation

RPA promises to streamline workflows, glue together legacy systems, and empower business users to solve their own problems. But beneath the big wins lurk hidden issues worth addressing.


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7 tips for modernizing data management

Data is an enterprise's lifeblood. Don't let poor management drain away your organization's most precious resource.


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5 ways to accelerate digital business in 2021

Digital business acceleration is the most important trend Gartner sees in the market right now. Here's how CIOs can free up resources to make that possible.


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7 ways to sabotage your shift to agile

The drumbeat to implement agile just keeps getting louder. Here’s how to ensure certain failure.


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How engineering transformed a legacy business–and redefined ‘done’

Agero turned its contact center-based business into a digital-first, consumer-centric company – and unlocked engineering talent along the way. An interview with Chief Digital Officer Bernie Gracy.


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15 SLA mistakes IT leaders still make

From treating service-level agreements as a one-time exercise to failing to establish escape clauses, IT leaders should avoid these pitfalls when partnering with IT service and cloud partners to drive business value.


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How DMaaS eliminates data silos and 4 tips for choosing a provider

For CIOs caught in an ever-growing web of complicated data silos, data management as a service can help drive a competitive business advantage.


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Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Angela Yochem, EVP & Chief Transformation and Digital Officer, Novant Health

Angela Yochem, EVP & Chief Transformation and Digital Officer at Novant Health, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss...


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Cloud, telco providers show the promise of 5G edge

Fueled by vendor innovation, interest in 5G wireless networks and edge computing is growing, but IT leaders must first evaluate the cost and efficacy of these converging technologies before committing.


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5 critical steps to relaunch a transformation initiative

Across all markets, transformation programs that have been on hold for close to a year are being launched or relaunched. Here's how to make sure your transformation stays on the right track and lower your systems integrator spend by...


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At CES, a new era of hardware addresses the work-from-home shift

At CES 2021, Dell, HP, and Lenovo, the three largest PC vendors, all unveiled a spate of new business laptops with security enhancements like hardened protection and built-in smarts to guard against ransomware, crypto-mining, and...


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7 signs it's time to kill an IT investment

Saying good-bye is hard to do. Worse, however, is pouring precious resources into a project that's doomed to failure.


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Application rationalization: Streamlining your IT portfolio

IT leaders are increasingly launching application rationalization initiatives to cut operational costs and improve resiliency and agility. Here’s how to weed out the waste and reinvest.


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15 professional organizations focused on diversity in tech

BIPOC communities have long been grossly underrepresented in IT. These 15 professional organizations aim to help close the diversity gap in tech by empowering BIPOC tech pros.