Esther Shein

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.

Articles by Esther Shein

CIOs look to foster innovative IT cultures, post-COVID
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CIOs look to foster innovative IT cultures, post-COVID

Coming out of the pandemic, CIOs are placing a greater emphasis on innovation by re-engineering IT cultures for sustained creativity and expanding on breakthrough pandemic solutions.
May 11, 2022
7 secrets of successful digital transformations
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7 secrets of successful digital transformations

Getting digital right requires more than executive buy-in and financial commitment. It requires a nuanced approach to strategy, implementation, and collaboration.
April 18, 2022
CIOs get strategic about IT talent retention
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CIOs get strategic about IT talent retention

With talent retention becoming increasingly essential, CIOs are rethinking their approaches to leadership, IT culture, team communication, and the value of work.
March 14, 2022
CIOs make the leap to business leadership
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CIOs make the leap to business leadership

As lines between business and IT blur, IT leaders are contemplating careers beyond IT, taking on hybrid business-IT roles or making the full-on move to business leader.
February 7, 2022
Getting the CIO-CFO relationship right
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Getting the CIO-CFO relationship right

As IT’s stature has grown, so too has the importance of a strong CIO-CFO partnership. Executive pairs shed light on their collaborations and offer tips for success.
November 3, 2021
Upskilling the hybrid IT workforce
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Upskilling the hybrid IT workforce

The new hybrid workplace paradigm has IT leaders rethinking how they conduct skills and leadership training.
October 4, 2021
7 hot digital transformation trends — and 3 going cold
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7 hot digital transformation trends — and 3 going cold

The pandemic has seen organizations doubling down on true transformation. Here’s how digital initiatives are reshaping technology strategies and revolutionizing how work gets done.
August 30, 2021
7 skills of successful digital leaders
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7 skills of successful digital leaders

Effective digital transformation requires strong leadership. Here’s how to helm your company’s digital journey through considerable organizational change.
August 9, 2021
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5 ways IT is driving new revenue

CIOs are increasingly being called on to boost bottom lines by driving new revenue. Here’s how five IT leaders have transformed IT into engines for business growth.
June 9, 2021
The new IT skills mandate for digital success
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The new IT skills mandate for digital success

New emphasis on business value, agility, and customer experience has IT leaders remaking the IT skills mix, with upskilling strategies aimed at unearthing hidden talent within.
May 10, 2021
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CIOs cash in on COVID heroics

IT leaders’ pandemic response has increased their visibility and importance, making them more marketable in landing new gigs, promotions, and greater stakes.
April 5, 2021
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What IT leaders are doing to boost Blacks in tech

Attuned to racial inequities and the benefits of diversity, some IT leaders are overhauling pipelines, rethinking retention, and encouraging Black IT pros to grow their networks and careers.
February 23, 2021