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How to win over your board of directors

A 15-minute board presentation can make or break a promising career. Leaders offer CIOs advice meeting board needs and expectations and winning their lasting support and respect.

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10 impediments to IT innovation

From inefficient IT operations to an inability to upskill at pace, innovation is often undercut by ingrained organizational issues that IT leaders must change.

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7 techniques to enhance your power to persuade

In the workplace, influence is the ability to move someone’s thinking, actions, or decisions in a way that advances your business objectives. These seven concepts and techniques will give your influence skills a boost.

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CIO transformation: From order-taker to changemaker

Looking to take a step up in your CIO career? IT leaders and executive advisors outline key strategies for earning a more prominent, impactful role.

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What is AIOps? Injecting intelligence into IT operations

Organizations seeking to better monitor IT assets are turning to artificial intelligence to get ahead of performance issues and to automate fixes before negative impacts are felt.

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7 IT metrics that matter most

As the number of IT metrics multiply, it’s important to zero in on the key indicators that offer at-a-glance insights on essential enterprise functions.

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Public cloud: 4 success stories

The public cloud has been a booster shot for digital transformation during the pandemic. IT leaders offer advice on driving efficiency and agility in the cloud.

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7 hot digital transformation trends — and 3 going cold

The pandemic has seen organizations doubling down on true transformation. Here’s how digital initiatives are reshaping technology strategies and revolutionizing how work gets done.

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What is a CTO? The exec who sets tech strategy

The CTO has emerged as a key player in the C-suite, as digital transformations become high strategic priorities for so many organizations.

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What is design thinking? An agile method for innovation

Design thinking eschews traditional development processes in favor of an agile, flexible method for developing products and services with a unique focus on the customer.

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CIO profile: Jorge Silveira’s long journey to helping create and save human lives

The chief digital health officer at Virtus Health relates his journey from the São Paulo slums to becoming one of Australia’s top healthcare tech leaders.

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Back to business, but not back to normal

The pandemic exposed the myth that the "normal" workplace worked. IT leaders have an opportunity to do better for diverse employees as they chart their paths to the future of work.

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The 3 IT processes CIOs need most

Building effective IT 101: Processes matter, but some matter more than others. Here’s where to put your skin in the game as an IT leader.

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8 tips for improving customer experience

CX is the new IT imperative. Here’s how IT leaders can staff up, get agile, and spearhead tech initiatives that deliver experiences that win over customers.

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IT navigates the ‘Great Resignation’

With the pandemic causing many to reevaluate lives and career, IT organizations must embrace creative work models and source from new venues to stem an escalating talent crunch.

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Employee retention: 10 strategies for retaining top talent

Remote work has made competition for tech talent fiercer than ever, which makes retaining talent a CIO priority.

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7 ways to rebuild a failed IT organization

Your CIO predecessor had some unique ideas about IT leadership — most of them terrible. Now it’s your job to clean up the mess. Here’s what how to get IT back on track.

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Customer experience: The new IT imperative

CX has become a key factor for company success, and CIOs are rethinking operations and organizational culture to ensure customers remain squarely in focus with everything IT does.

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