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.

The art (and science) of the IT project pivot

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.

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.

4 hot digital transformation trends — and 4 going cold

4 hot digital transformation trends — and 4 going cold

Now considered essential to business success, digital transformations are redefining the business-IT relationship, reshaping technology portfolios, and revolutionizing how work gets done.

Filling the digital transformation skills gap

Filling the digital transformation skills gap

Success in the digital era requires the right blend of business, IT and soft skills. IT leaders are rethinking their hiring and training strategies to truly transform.

XaaS: Making the shift to services-oriented IT

XaaS: Making the shift to services-oriented IT

IT orgs are increasingly turning to an ‘everything-as-a-service’ IT delivery model to streamline operations and free up resources for innovation.

6 secrets of customer-facing CIOs

6 secrets of customer-facing CIOs

The CIO role has dramatically shifted as organizations lean on IT to drive digital business initiatives.

How to create a culture of innovation

How to create a culture of innovation

Companies are increasingly looking to IT to develop new products and services. Here’s how to transform your IT organization into an innovation engine.

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