Mary K. Pratt

Contributing Writer

Mary K. Pratt is a freelance writer based in Massachusetts.

Moving agile beyond IT: The secret to successful software delivery

How to build the next generation of IT leaders

How to build the next generation of IT leaders

Forward-thinking CIOs are setting up their organizations for sustained success by anticipating, articulating and developing the skills IT will need at the top in the years ahead.

8 secrets of effective change leaders

8 secrets of effective change leaders

Change doesn’t come easy. Here’s how transformational leaders inspire their organizations to take on new ways of thinking and working in the digital era.

What is a business analyst? A key role for business-IT efficiency

What is a business analyst? A key role for business-IT efficiency

Business analyst help guide businesses in improving processes, products, services and software through data analysis. These agile workers straddle the line between IT and the business to help bridge the gap and improve efficiency.

6 secrets of revenue-generating CIOs

6 secrets of revenue-generating CIOs

Business-minded CIOs are overhauling their strategies and workplace cultures to transform IT into a profit center.

The future of manufacturing is digital

The future of manufacturing is digital

Forward-thinking manufacturers are moving beyond building great products, undertaking wide-ranging digital transformations to deliver new services and enhanced customer experiences.

Why data analytics initiatives still fail

Why data analytics initiatives still fail

Strong data analytics is a digital business imperative — and it all begins with smart data governance practices and an emphasis on quality and context.

Future-proof your IT career with these critical skills

Future-proof your IT career with these critical skills

In the era of digital transformation, IT pros must adjust to a rapidly shifting technology and business landscape. Here’s a long-term look at where to aim your career in the years ahead.

6 expert budgeting tips for IT leaders

6 expert budgeting tips for IT leaders

IT budgets must not only reflect short-term strategic plans but also drive innovation. Here’s how to ensure you’re delivering tactical IT and services that produce true digital transformation.

The keys to modernizing legacy IT systems

The keys to modernizing legacy IT systems

Legacy technology can hinder your ability to meet changing market dynamics. Here’s how to prioritize and execute IT modernization efforts that drive business value.

6 secrets of highly innovative CIOs

6 secrets of highly innovative CIOs

Forward-looking CIOs are not only modernizing legacy systems, they’re redefining how IT works. Here’s a look at how to shift from an IT order-taker to a next-gen technology leader.

5 hurdles to adopting devops

5 hurdles to adopting devops

The devops journey involves significant changes in culture, processes and technologies. Here’s how to overcome the most common challenges along the way.

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