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Technology is increasingly critical as companies shift to more responsible and sustainable practices. Here's how CIOs can lead the charge on sustainable cloud migration. Cognitive technologies are being deployed to solve the world’s biggest challenges. AI-based bots are working side-by-side with humans to increase quality and efficiency. Here’s how enterprises can put cognitive AI to work in their organizations. CIO Ryan Snyder shares his insights on IT’s expanding role in product development and the future of the CIO role. A most unusual e-commerce season puts pressure on retail CISOs to protect customers from cyberattacks The devil, as they say, is in the details. Don't get tripped up on these common mistakes when calculating SaaS implementation costs. Artificial intelligence is changing the pace at which CIOs can achieve an enviable position on their leadership teams For IT leaders to stand out as strategic business contributors, simply presenting your materials isn't enough: Engage the board with a few great questions of your own. Amid heightened cyber-threats, healthcare providers should reinforce four fundamental security routines While security, business continuity, and operational efficiencies may top an IT leader's list of responsibilities, people and team dynamics may ultimately be the strongest or weakest links in a pandemic recovery game plan. Following these steps for prioritizing ideas will help you seize the most promising opportunities. Chief information and technology officer, Lance Berberian, on how cloud and data strategy help the $11.5 billion company do science at scale. In the ‘work-from-anywhere’ world, business leaders will have to become more thoughtful about employee engagement, productivity and satisfaction The airline's technology chief, Eash Sundaram, explains how solutions originally introduced to enhance the customer experience are now helping ensure safety during the pandemic. Knowledge workers will increasingly power the economy, but 19% of their time is spent looking for information. The pace of business demands that knowledge workers need access to trusted information, at the right time, through the right channel, in real-time. Scaling knowledge through people, process, and technology needs to be an imperative for all companies hoping to maintain cultural cohesion, improve productivity, and align cross-functional teams to deliver complex work. For businesses where remote work isn’t an option, the focus is on creating and refining their own digital-transformation-in-place technologies A recruiter's perspective on the CIO job market and interview process today. The pandemic has accelerated the adoption of virtual care models using telehealth technologies provided by specialized firms. Now big tech seems to be getting into the act. Interested in serving on a board? Don’t wait for retirement. Overcoming these challenges are key to using agile for an ERP implementation. It's well worth the effort. You can’t put mission-critical modernization projects on hold. Here’s how to work through the disruption. Technology organizations must invest in a “customer zero” program to drive internal innovation, improve quality, and demonstrate they believe in their own products and services. 5 steps to AI transformation and survival Penelope Prett on how storytelling, team empowerment, and personal brand allow IT to deliver maximum value at one of the world’s largest professional services firm. Innovation mindsets must reimagine customer experiences and retail operations for a new world order Consider yourself warned. These mistakes can derail your efforts, erode your business case, and start you off on the wrong foot with your chosen provider. Here's how to avoid them. Research shows that CEOs are looking to CIOs to drive transformation and business strategy. Are you ready to step up? IT and security teams must prepare for three different workforce scenarios to keep productivity levels high Why and how to foster this key capability in your organization Ralph Munsen, CIO of Warner Music Group, discusses technology and business transformation at the global music company. A comprehensive business continuity blueprint and advance planning paved the way for Adobe's rapid work-from-home transition, but the focus on employee experience was the key to success. In today’s Agile-driven world, traditional KPIs are not the best measures of software development productivity. Here are redefined metrics for assessing team performance, output, and morale. As U.S. companies see a surge in tech investments, they must look at new ways to develop domestic tech talent to support heavy demand Are we in the midst of a broad-based restructuring of the digital healthcare sector? A rise of connected data and devices means more opportunity to leverage technology to improve our communities When it comes to landing a board role, who you know matters just as much as what you know. Board readiness programs should help you with both. Companies that did the work to become flexible, adaptable, and anticipatory have been well-positioned to respond to the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis. It's not too late for your organization to make that shift. Here's how to start. Sherry Aaholm, CIO of the $23 billion engine manufacturer, shares her strategy for creating foundational change at scale In the wake of COVID-19, the initial scramble to support a predominantly remote care model is now giving way to a more measured evaluation of care delivery models using telehealth technologies Accidental learning delivers accidental results. Here's how six CIOs avoid that trap by leading through teaching. It's no secret that preparation is key to successful contract negotiations, but SaaS renewals come with their own set of challenges. What are you doing to prepare for negotiation success? Veteran CIO Phil Fasano has some straight talk for CEOs and corporate boards about why they should invest in the technologies that support new ways of working. As corporate boards show some progress in welcoming women and people of color in the latest wave of new members, diversity trends pave the way for more tech leaders in the boardroom. Frank Nazzaro, CIO of Freddie Mac, explains how the modern delivery software development model, which goes beyond Agile, increases development velocity and quality. Though the SI's proposals focus on the benefits the client is intended to receive from these quality reviews, the SIs are actually realizing a large portion of the benefits. Here’s how to ensure you benefit as well. Rapid response to disruptions caused by the pandemic will lead to better continuity plans going forward, participants in an #IDGTECHtalk Twitter chat said. IT organizations need to create cultures of inclusion and break through the unconscious bias found in traditional hiring and management practices. Being a frontline manager requires a careful negotiation between the business and the engineers. If we focus our efforts on needs, we’ll always be doing the right things. Covid-19 has brought many challenges for today's IT leaders, including continuing to drive new value without adding talent or increasing budget. Here's a new look at running lean. Industry professionals shared their thoughts about what it will take to make the tech sector more inclusive during a recent #IDGTECHtalk Twitter chat
Connecting people across geographies allows for different perspectives that generate new ideas and innovation. Could a virtual workplace be the answer to better business performance?