Sarah K. White

Senior Writer

Sarah White is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT governance, hiring & staffing, and IT jobs.

What is Kanban? Workflow management simplified

What is Kanban? Workflow management simplified

Kanban helps organizations focus on specific tasks until completion. This simple workflow management system is an effective method for fostering collaboration and productivity.

Raytheon’s cloud-based test bed takes risk out of innovation

Raytheon’s cloud-based test bed takes risk out of innovation

Implementing new technology in the defense industry comes with a lot of considerations. Here’s how Raytheon development a virtual environment for experimentation without risk.

IT asset management (ITAM): A centralized approach to managing IT systems and assets

IT asset management (ITAM): A centralized approach to managing IT systems and assets

Companies rely on a wide range of technology for day-to-day business. A strong ITAM strategy will help you oversee and optimize the full lifecycle of each individual piece.

SBPASC transforms claims processing nationwide

SBPASC transforms claims processing nationwide

Service Benefit Plan Administration Service Corp. has introduced 10 services in a sweeping transformation that has reduced temporary staffing, increased membership engagement and reduced manual tasks.

What is process improvement? A business methodology for efficiency and productivity

What is process improvement? A business methodology for efficiency and productivity

A broken business process can cost your business time and money. But pinpointing exactly where a process breaks down — and where it can be improved — isn’t an exact science.

CIO resumes: 6 best practices and 7 strong examples

CIO resumes: 6 best practices and 7 strong examples

If you’re stuck on how to write your resume for a CIO position, here are six best practices from industry professionals — and real-world examples of winning CIO resumes.

6 tips for ITIL implementation success

6 tips for ITIL implementation success

ITIL adoption requires more than software and tools. You need a bold strategy that aligns IT service with corporate goals and encourages employee and stakeholder buy-in.

What is ITSM? Managing IT to serve business needs

What is ITSM? Managing IT to serve business needs

IT service management (ITSM) is a set of policies, processes and procedures that helps businesses build structure around the lifecycle of IT services, from creation to management and upkeep.

15 leadership certificate programs to boost your career

15 leadership certificate programs to boost your career

Leadership training can help you hone the skills necessary to succeed in high-level positions. These in-person and online certificate programs can help you develop the optimal leadership qualities for your organization and career.

IT resume makeover: Finding the right aesthetic and format

IT resume makeover: Finding the right aesthetic and format

IT leaders must work to hone their resumes, but equally important is making sure the format and flow catch the attention of recruiters and application tracking systems alike.

What is Kaizen? A business strategy focused on improvement

What is Kaizen? A business strategy focused on improvement

Kaizen offers a more holistic approach than most IT frameworks in that it aims to improve everything in your organization from people to processes to products.

What is Lean Six Sigma? Blending methodologies to reduce waste and improve efficiency

What is Lean Six Sigma? Blending methodologies to reduce waste and improve efficiency

Lean and Six Sigma are the perfect pair when it comes to improving customer value by reducing waste, boosting productivity and reducing defects and variations in products and services.

What it takes to hire top data science talent

What it takes to hire top data science talent

To attract data science talent, you need a sound data strategy and an established data-driven environment in which data scientists can have an impact and do meaningful work.

What is vendor management? The key to productive vendor partnerships

What is vendor management? The key to productive vendor partnerships

Vendor management helps organizations take third-party vendor relationships from a passive business transaction to a proactive collaborative partnership.

15 best data science bootcamps for boosting your career

15 best data science bootcamps for boosting your career

Whether you’re a recent grad, seasoned IT pro or someone looking to make a career change, these bootcamps will set you on the right path for a career in data science.

What is a business relationship manager? A key role for bridging the business-IT divide

What is a business relationship manager? A key role for bridging the business-IT divide

Business relationship managers help integrate IT into the organization by fostering inter-departmental communication and collaboration in service of business goals.

IT Resume Makeover: Streamlining your executive resume

IT Resume Makeover: Streamlining your executive resume

It’s every executive’s challenge: Condensing decades of experience and expertise onto a single resume page. Here’s how our resume expert helped streamline a CIO’s storied 25-year career.

MCSA certification guide: How to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

MCSA certification guide: How to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

Microsoft’s associate level certifications are a smart choice to prove your skills and bolster your resume as you launch and develop your career in IT.

Adobe enlists AI to establish self-healing ITSM

Adobe enlists AI to establish self-healing ITSM

Adobe has embraced AI, ML, NLP and other emerging technologies to improve the company’s service management — and pave the way to a self-healing ITSM framework.

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.

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