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Anticipatory IT: Your strategy for staving off digital disruption

Anticipating future opportunities based on hard and soft trends is crucial for CIOs seeking to avoid disruption. Does your organization have what it takes to commit to an ‘anticipatory IT’ strategy?


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Former Google Nest CEO explains why you’re never done learning as a leader

Marwan Fawaz, the former Next chief and an executive advisor to Google, reflects on his path to success and explains why leadership requires continuous learning.


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Top 10 technical skills that will get you hired in 2020

Landing the perfect IT job is never easy, but certain, in-demand skills can smooth the way. Here are the top IT skills employers will be looking for in 2020.


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15 data science certifications that will pay off

Looking to get ahead as a data scientist? Earning one of these data science certs will help you stand out in one of the hottest careers in IT.


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How PayJustNow is transforming credit and payments with data and a PWA

A South African startup wants to shake up the consumer payments market with its progressive web app and data-driven strategy.


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IT apprenticeships: Best practices for onboarding overlooked talent

IT leaders share their experiences and tips for launching apprenticeship programs that successfully bridge the IT skills gap.


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5 tips for thriving in the digital era

Is your CEO ready for the future? IT executives share their advice for leading in the age of digital.


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How IBM plans to compete in the cloud

IBM hopes to reduce the complexity of moving workloads to the cloud through Cloud Paks,’ its series of specialized packaged offerings that enterprise can implement relatively quickly. But is it enough?


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3 things digital health developers can learn from the Industrial Internet of Things

The second in a series on my insights into best practices for IoT solution development after working with developers and product managers across multiple industries.


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Building better business leaders

Is the CIO a technology leader or instead a business leader. How about their team? And what role should CIOs have in building future business leaders?


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The 4 most common mistakes to avoid when working with tech contractors and consultants

As more employers turn to contractors and consultants to solve their in-demand tech talent gaps, it’s crucial to learn how to get the most out of this relationship. Here are the most common mistakes to avoid.


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Good tech talent is still hard to find (how to bridge the gap)

Companies have big plans for digital transformation, but the lack of skilled IT talent remains an obstacle. Here’s how to cope.


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What is citizen development? The CIO’s solution to shadow IT

Users are increasingly creating tools to solve business problems. Fortunately, CIOs have help in the form of low- and no-code platforms that enable non-coders to build applications — guardrails included.


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AI is already disrupting sales, today

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are readily available now, and we know it can be used to automate much of the repetitive tasks and processes that humans do now. With the assistance of AI, sales managers can also focus on...


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The business case for certifications

Business analysis as a profession continues to mature in the world today and with that comes organizations and certifications indicating experience and knowledge. These certifications take time and money to achieve, and there are many...