Stacy Collett

Contributing writer

Articles by Stacy Collett

IT leaders face reality check on hybrid productivity
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IT leaders face reality check on hybrid productivity

Once an organizational boon, hybrid work productivity is on the wane. Many CIOs see more time in the office, new leadership skills, and streamlined collaboration offerings as part of the answers.
December 14, 2022
The CIO as chief integration (and influence) officer
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The CIO as chief integration (and influence) officer

With their bird’s-eye view of all business functions, CIOs are natural integration leaders. But they’re also well-positioned to become chief influencers of business strategy.
October 17, 2022
6 key board questions CIOs must be prepared to answer
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6 key board questions CIOs must be prepared to answer

The board expects the CIO to be a critical agent for business change. Be ready to address these tricky, timely questions to assure your board that IT is being led in the right direction.
August 29, 2022
5 forces shaping the future IT workforce
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5 forces shaping the future IT workforce

From political and social issues to the four-day workweek, forces beyond the pandemic are reshaping the IT work landscape.
August 1, 2022
8 servant leadership do’s and don’ts
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8 servant leadership do’s and don’ts

CIOs are increasingly embracing the servant leadership approach. The following tips will help you balance top-down direction and accountability with bottom-up empowerment.
July 12, 2022
The rise of servant leadership
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The rise of servant leadership

The Great Resignation has ushered out command-and-control style leadership in favor of empathy and empowerment. These tech leaders put those principles into practice.
May 16, 2022
Pathways to the C-suite: CIO hopefuls look to level up
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Pathways to the C-suite: CIO hopefuls look to level up

Today’s CIOs-in-waiting are taking charge of their career prospects by leading transformational projects, filling in experience gaps, and enlisting networks and coaches for opportunities and polish.
March 2, 2022
Making a difference: IT leaders uplift their communities
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Making a difference: IT leaders uplift their communities

Volunteer work can help lend new purpose and breathe new life into your IT career, say senior tech leaders who have offered their skills for meaningful community tech and STEM projects.
February 2, 2022
7 ways CIOs sabotage their own success
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7 ways CIOs sabotage their own success

The past year has accelerated the need for CIOs to become business leaders. Here’s how many IT chiefs will undercut their ability to step up to the challenges ahead.
May 3, 2021
Hiring in the age of COVID: Key lessons learned
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Hiring in the age of COVID: Key lessons learned

Almost two-thirds of companies now interview, hire and onboard entirely remotely — and it’s yielding some positive results. IT leaders who are hiring aggressively lend insights into the new paradigm.
November 2, 2020
7 IT silver linings of the pandemic
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7 IT silver linings of the pandemic

Beyond just keeping business afloat, companies and IT leaders are finding unexpected benefits to COVID’s business disruptions.
October 26, 2020
7 issues keeping CIOs up at night
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7 issues keeping CIOs up at night

No one-size nightmare fits all, but CIOs share many of the same concerns about securing the enterprise, automating work processes and retaining customers for the long haul.
August 5, 2020
IT’s drive to improve the customer experience
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IT’s drive to improve the customer experience

CIOs are hiring BRMs and BPOs, embedding IT in the business and sending IT staff into the field — all in a quest to better court business customers.
October 28, 2019
Humanizing the digital experience
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Humanizing the digital experience

As part of their digital transformation, leading organizations find unique ways to make customer interactions more meaningful, seamless, and faster.
June 24, 2019
Making the shift to product-based IT
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Making the shift to product-based IT

Many organizations are shifting from project-based IT to product-based delivery. Here’s how they overcome common obstacles and drive success in concert with business stakeholders.
January 16, 2019