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Giant Eagle CIO Kirk Ball on what’s fresh in the digital grocery experience
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Giant Eagle CIO Kirk Ball on what’s fresh in the digital grocery experience

Kirk Ball, EVP and CIO of grocery chain Giant Eagle, sat with CIO Leadership Live host Maryfran Johnson and discussed optimizing a superior customer experience, how digital retail innovations are evolving, the global search for talent, and the benefits of C-suite support.
January 25, 2023
University of Ottawa’s Martin Bernier on continuous learning
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University of Ottawa’s Martin Bernier on continuous learning

CIO.com’s Lee Rennick chats with University of Ottawa CIO Martin Bernier about how building diverse and equitable teams, and cultivating allyships to support diversity in technology are key to continuous learning.
January 11, 2023
TIAA’s Sastry Durvasula on advancing AI horizons
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TIAA’s Sastry Durvasula on advancing AI horizons

CIO.com’s Maryfran Johnson chats with TIAA chief information and client services officer Sastry Durvasula about how challenges and innovation intersect during the digital transformation journey.
December 21, 2022
How tech leaders can better navigate organizational politics
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How tech leaders can better navigate organizational politics

Tech Whisperers podcast host Dan Roberts speaks with former Northwestern Mutual CIO Neal Sample about how fostering alliances keeps organizational politics in check as it transcends the office space.
December 14, 2022
IT leaders weigh the case for innovation in industry clouds
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IT leaders weigh the case for innovation in industry clouds

CIO.com’s Stan Gibson speaks with IDC research manager Nadia Ballard, Boston Dynamics CIO Chad Wright, and Kumar Iyer, business technology senior leader at KeyBank, about industry clouds, why they’re emerging, and how they can help your organization.
December 7, 2022
What the expanding role of the CIO means to Lenovo’s Arthur Hu
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What the expanding role of the CIO means to Lenovo’s Arthur Hu

For Arthur Hu, Lenovo’s SVP, global CIO, and Services & Solutions Group CTO, the CIO role in particular goes beyond traditional IT in the same way digital capabilities are expanding into every aspect of the business. Here, he discusses how the breadth and complexity of roles intertwine, and how the strengths of each come together.
November 30, 2022
Examining the digital transformation juggling act at Novanta
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Examining the digital transformation juggling act at Novanta

Sarah Betadam, CIO of photonics, vision, and precision motion technology supplier Novanta, spoke during a recent CIO Leadership Live session about how she engages with myriad teams, functions and channels to effectively initiate digital transformation.
November 9, 2022
Driving a culture of innovation at Merchants Fleet
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Driving a culture of innovation at Merchants Fleet

Jeanine Charlton, SVP and chief technology and digital officer at Merchants Fleet, the fourth largest fleet management company in the US and Canada with nearly 60,000 vehicles, discusses how digital transformation serves as a vehicle for growth and innovation.
October 19, 2022
How data can move the needle on supply chain
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How data can move the needle on supply chain

John Abel, CIO at Extreme Networks, Manesh Patel, CIO and SVP of Sanmina, and Erik Singleton, from North Highland Worldwide Consulting, take a deep dive into the importance of prioritizing a data-driven supply chain to make better informed and more proactive decisions.
October 5, 2022
Enhancing customer care through deep machine learning at Travelers
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Enhancing customer care through deep machine learning at Travelers

Mano Mannoochahr, SVP and chief data & analytics officer at Travelers, the American insurance giant, speaks about being at the intersection of data, technology, and analytics, and the opportunities that position provides.
September 28, 2022
Rebooting expectations to connect and lead in more meaningful ways
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Rebooting expectations to connect and lead in more meaningful ways

Bob Johansen, distinguished fellow at the Institute for the Future, the California–based non-profit think tank steeped in futures studies, speaks about spectrums of thinking and the importance for IT leaders to think future back.
September 21, 2022
Rethinking workplace culture post-COVID-19 at Zimmer Biomet
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Rethinking workplace culture post-COVID-19 at Zimmer Biomet

Zimmer Biomet CIO Zeeshan Tariq details the value of a connected, engaged culture when working structures are in flux, and the importance of front-foot initiatives to ensure a seamless transition when the unexpected happens.
August 24, 2022