Feature From ride-alongs to reverse-embedded IT, CIOs are establishing new approaches to bridging the business-IT divide — and devising inventive strategies with business alignment top of mind.
Feature A chief data officer (CDO) oversees a range of data-related functions to ensure your organization is getting the most from what could be its most valuable asset.
Feature A chief digital officer strategically transforms a company’s technological future in a way many CIOs don’t have the bandwidth to do.
Feature Having to make difficult decisions may be the most challenging part of a CIO’s job. But from an organizational and career perspective, tough choices can be the most rewarding.
Feature Most organizational dysfunction is the symptom of a greater problem: Business-IT trust has broken down. Here’s how smart CIOs repair those rifts — or foster trust from the get-go.
Feature Long seen as back-office problem solvers and the department of ‘no,’ IT still has an image problem with business executives and users alike. Here’s how to fix it.
Feature To better liaison with the business and bolster IT’s strategic cred, CIOs are increasingly turning to BRMs. Here’s how to locate the right talent and make the most of this hybrid leadership role.
Feature Mastering customer experience is the drumbeat of digital transformation today. But too often enterprises pursue that while neglecting employee experience to their peril.
Feature In today’s digital business world, IT has to stop playing it safe, as you can’t innovate without taking some risks. Still most IT professionals remain deeply risk-averse.
Feature Soft skills are essential to IT success, yet most organizations fail to prioritize soft skills training for IT pros. Here’s how to upskill your staff where it counts.
Feature With LOBs increasingly driving technology spend, IT and business leaders must learn how to share authority over projects effectively without killing them.
Feature Many traditional metrics — while still important for internal IT — are no longer relevant to C-suite goals. Here’s how to demonstrate IT’s business value in the digital era.
Feature With the push for digital transformation, relations between business and IT seemed to be improving, then they took a left turn. Here’s what’s worth addressing to improve alignment in your organization.
Feature The art of no: CIOs no longer control all their company’s technology spend. Here’s how to stop your business colleagues from making poor choices — without damaging IT-business relations.
Feature Getting highly valued employees to ignore outside opportunities is a vital art in tight talent markets. Here are techniques and strategies for ensuring your employees stay.