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Top 8 challenges IT leaders will face in 2021

Facilitating the future of work and securing a hybrid working environment top the list of tough, pandemic-inflected issues IT leaders must navigate this year.

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7 ways to gain control over cloud spend

Does it seem like a sizable portion of your organization's cloud budget is disappearing into thin air? Here's how to bring some of that money back home.

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The CIO’s cost-optimization playbook: 7 tips for tight times

IT leaders lend advice on optimizing IT for value when budgets get lean — without impairing growth projects.

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Best bang for your IT budget

With budgets uncertain and project priorities pivoting in the wake of the pandemic, IT leaders are finding several key areas worth investing in.

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CIO-CISO Collaboration: How to Prioritise IT and Security Budgets

In this webinar, Davide Del Vecchio, CISO at a UK sports and entertainment technology provider, and Chris Adjei-Ampofo, CIO at Uphold Inc, discuss how CISOs and CIOs can collaborate in a time when budgets might be constrained.

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3 factors for implementing contact tracing in the workplace

As businesses plan to return to the office, CIOs need to develop a contact tracing strategy for a safe working environment.

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CIOs rethink the 18-month IT plan, post-COVID

The dramatic events of 2020 have IT leaders adjusting mid-range roadmaps on the fly, fast-tracking productivity, automation and customer initiatives while forgoing previously planned upgrades.

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7 low-cost, high-impact IT initiatives you can launch today

Launching an impactful project doesn't have to break your budget. Here are seven performance-boosting initiatives to push your organization forward — even in lean times.

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11 ways to cut hidden fat from your IT budget

As the economy takes a turn and IT budget forecasts slip downward, it’s time to tighten up your technical stack — before the CFO comes calling.

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Sharp IT budget cuts expected in wake of COVID-19

Gartner and IDC see global IT spending dropping precipitously this year, with cloud services an exception as enterprises accelerate transformational strategies.

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IBM adds AI-fueled forecasting to Planning Analytics platform

The addition to the Planning Analytics portfolio gives SMBs and business units in the enterprise an on-ramp to integrated, AI-powered planning and forecasting without relying on IT support.

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Exclusive survey: What 400 IT leaders really think about the COVID-19 crisis

How did IT leaders respond to a world turned upside-down? And how has the coronavirus pandemic changed spending plans over the next year? A fresh CIO survey offers illuminating answers.

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10 ways to influence IT purchases when you don’t control the spend

Business line leaders control bigger and bigger amounts of enterprise technology spend, but CIOs should aim to impact those budget decisions.

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6 tips for renegotiating service contracts

Tight times require a fresh look at existing contracts to see how costs can be curbed or new capabilities can be obtained — but a collaborative ‘win-win’ approach is your best bet.

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6 ways to optimize your innovation spend

Innovation is key to organizational growth. Yet most companies shortchange innovation initiatives when it comes to IT budgeting. Here’s how to stretch your R&D dollars.

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5 ways CIOs can curb costs before recession hits

CIOs can get ahead of any possible financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic by reducing corpulent tech portfolios, including extra SaaS licenses and cloud instances, before CFOs come for tech budgets.

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Real-world tips for ensuring digital ROI

Digital transformations are struggling to produce value, delivering less profit than expected, thanks to several pitfalls unique to the digital journey and an inability to pivot midstride.

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Funding digital transformation through financial management agility

Navigating digital disruption requires a clear decision-making framework that is pwered by efficient and dynamic financial management practices.

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