Esther Shein

Contributing writer

Esther Shein is a journalist with extensive experience writing and editing for both print and the web with a focus on business and technology as well as education and general interest features.

Why traditional email security solutions and training alone aren’t enough

Getting the CIO-CFO relationship right

Getting the CIO-CFO relationship right

As IT’s stature has grown, so too has the importance of a strong CIO-CFO partnership. Executive pairs shed light on their collaborations and offer tips for success.

Upskilling the hybrid IT workforce

Upskilling the hybrid IT workforce

The new hybrid workplace paradigm has IT leaders rethinking how they conduct skills and leadership training.

7 hot digital transformation trends — and 3 going cold

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.

7 skills of successful digital leaders

7 skills of successful digital leaders

Effective digital transformation requires strong leadership. Here’s how to helm your company’s digital journey through considerable organizational change.

IT leaders commit to diversity to gain competitive edge

IT leaders commit to diversity to gain competitive edge

Aware that diverse organizations drive better business outcomes, CIOs are reshaping IT cultures by seeking out and elevating more diversity in their IT teams.

5 ways IT is driving new revenue

5 ways IT is driving new revenue

CIOs are increasingly being called on to boost bottom lines by driving new revenue. Here’s how five IT leaders have transformed IT into engines for business growth.

The new IT skills mandate for digital success

The new IT skills mandate for digital success

New emphasis on business value, agility, and customer experience has IT leaders remaking the IT skills mix, with upskilling strategies aimed at unearthing hidden talent within.

CIOs cash in on COVID heroics

CIOs cash in on COVID heroics

IT leaders’ pandemic response has increased their visibility and importance, making them more marketable in landing new gigs, promotions, and greater stakes.

What IT leaders are doing to boost Blacks in tech

What IT leaders are doing to boost Blacks in tech

Attuned to racial inequities and the benefits of diversity, some IT leaders are overhauling pipelines, rethinking retention, and encouraging Black IT pros to grow their networks and careers.

CIO playbook: Building better relations with boards

CIO playbook: Building better relations with boards

Tech-savvy boards lead to better business outcomes. Here’s how IT leaders can help ensure their boards are among IT’s biggest supporters.

Application rationalization: Streamlining your IT portfolio

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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