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What is OKR? A goal-setting framework for thinking big

Objectives and key results (OKR) helps establish high-level, measurable goals for your business by establishing ambitious goals and outcomes that can be tracked over the quarter.

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What is the balanced scorecard? A framework for organizational success

The balanced scorecard is a strategic planning and performance management framework that tracks financial and non-financial measures to determine an organization’s effectiveness and when corrective action is necessary.

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How zero-based principles can align your organization around the tech capabilities that matter

Enhanced ZBB, or ZBx, in IT is not solely about reducing cost. It also presents an opportunity to modernize legacy technology, reinvigorate teams with more agile ways of working, and infuse emerging skills and capabilities into the...

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Why companies end up spending more on digital technologies than anticipated

Digital technologies are like animals that travel and hunt in packs.

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Is your data center dust?

Is it time to stop investing in applications that are on-premises?

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Use the right pricing model for third-party services

Pricing mechanisms are changing because of digital services, causing some confusion.

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Top IT spending priorities for 2018

From customer experience to digital transformation, here’s where IT leaders are directing their technology spend this year.

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10 do’s and don’ts for crafting more effective SLAs

SLA adherence is no guarantee of outsourcing success. Here’s how to avoid seeing red when all the lights on the service delivery dashboard are green.

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Digital transformation is driving hybrid cloud investment trends

As enterprises go through their own digital transformation journeys, hybrid cloud environments are becoming the platform for agility, innovation and automating data services.

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Implementing SAP S4/HANA digital core – Don’t be a prisoner to unnecessary costs

Program managers must regularly check the health of four different kinds of relationships to increase their chances of developing a successful program. Otherwise, they'll face their own version of the 'Prisoner's Dilemma.'

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Your IT resolution for 2018: Build better budget habits

At this point in the year, you've likely abandoned all of your New Year's resolutions. But there's one you should stick with: rethinking the IT budget.

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Yes, the cloud computing category can grow (almost) forever

Market projections on cloud IT spending vary, but they’re all heading in the same direction.

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SaaS cloud subscriptions: When “on-demand” really isn’t

When considering a software vendor’s cloud offering, it's critical to think as much about how they structure the subscription agreement.

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Why CIOs should get control of visual display technology

Just as CIOs have strategies for managing such things as networks, servers, personal computers and mobile devices, they need detailed, published strategies for how to use visual display technology, encompassing everything from...

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6 expert budgeting tips for IT leaders

IT budgets must not only reflect short-term strategic plans but also drive innovation. Here’s how to ensure you’re delivering tactical IT and services that produce true digital transformation.

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CIOs reveal their most essential IT financial management principles

Global IT leaders from PayPal, Farmers Insurance, Qep Resources Inc., Matson, and Warburg Pincus share the most critical elements of a sound IT finance strategy.

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CIOs reveal how they measure vendor success

Global IT leaders unveil the unique criteria that they use to assess whether an existing vendor relationship is worthwhile.

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To achieve agile at scale, move technology out of IT

New York Life’s Dave Castellani offers his vision for a new distribution of IT resources.

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