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.

CIOs take the lead in pursuit of operational efficiencies

CIOs rise to the new revenue challenge

CIOs rise to the new revenue challenge

The pandemic has accelerated the need for CIOs to pitch in on the bottom line. Here’s how tech execs are transforming into more revenue-focused IT leaders.

How to build a resilient IT culture

How to build a resilient IT culture

The pandemic has underscored the importance of thriving through hardship and uncertainty. IT leaders discuss how they’re adjusting their leadership practices to help foster this key IT trait for the long haul.

The CIO’s cost-optimization playbook: 7 tips for tight times

The CIO’s cost-optimization playbook: 7 tips for tight times

IT leaders lend advice on optimizing IT for value when budgets get lean — without impairing growth projects.

The art (and science) of the IT project pivot

The art (and science) of the IT project pivot

Shifting business needs and faltering progress are just a few reasons why an IT project needs course-correction. Here’s how to recognize the signs and make difficult changes for the good.

The CIO’s crisis management playbook: 8 lessons in leadership

The CIO’s crisis management playbook: 8 lessons in leadership

The coronavirus pandemic has been a litmus test of leadership under pressure. CIOs from the healthcare industry and beyond share tips for leading through crisis.

Real-world tips for ensuring digital ROI

Real-world tips for ensuring digital ROI

Digital transformations are struggling to produce value, delivering less profit than expected, thanks to several pitfalls unique to the digital journey and an inability to pivot midstride.

Vrouwelijke IT-leiders brengen nieuwe perspectieven voor het bestuur van bedrijven

Vrouwelijke IT-leiders zijn er klaar voor en luisteren naar de lokroep

Women IT leaders bring fresh perspectives to corporate boards

Women IT leaders bring fresh perspectives to corporate boards

Organizations with diverse corporate boards perform better, innovate more, and attract and retain better talent. Women IT leaders are ready and are heeding the call.

Top career tips for aspiring CIOs

Top career tips for aspiring CIOs

CIOs share hard-earned lessons and time-honored advice to those seeking top technology leadership roles.

Make way for the new CIO: The chief innovation officer

Make way for the new CIO: The chief innovation officer

The chief innovation officer role has increased in visibility, thanks to digital transformations, which often include the two flavors of CIO working in tandem.

The rise of the chief digital officer

The rise of the chief digital officer

As digital transformations become increasingly customer-centric, organizations are looking for leaders to drive change with the customer in mind. Enter the CDO.

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