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Are CIOs truly prepared for the next economic downturn?

Organizations found themselves in a precarious position during the last economic downturn. Here is a list of things to consider before the next one hits.

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What CIOs need to know about low code software development

While most CIOs say they are deploying some form of low code today, the question is what will its impact be as it powers through the classic trough of disillusionment?

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What cloud vendors really want from their customers

Knowing what matters most to your current cloud vendors, those you are considering and those you ultimately add to your portfolio of cloud products and solutions in the future, will help you assess what leverage you have when it comes...

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Proven levers to reduce hardware and software maintenance

7 short-term actions you can take now to produce meaningful in-year reductions to your budget.

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Workforce analytics: Measuring employee productivity in the agile era

CIOs seeking to quantify employee performance and productivity are turning to analytics with business value benchmarks baked in — but can collaboration and agility be accurately gauged?

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Why are my projects failing?

Is your IT organization struggling to deliver projects successfully? If so, you're right there with a majority of the IT organizations in the world and it's killing your credibility.

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Product funding and the burden of agility

Agile organizations are still accountable for their ROI, and just because they adopted lean principles doesn’t mean they are lean.

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IT ROI: 10 tips for selling (and proving) the value of IT

The digital era has placed greater scrutiny on delivering business value — and changed the equation for establishing and evaluating an IT project’s return on investment.

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7 tips for getting out of a bad vendor contract

When a seemingly sweet deal turns sour, it's time to prepare an exit strategy. Here’s how to preserve essential business operations, your vendor relationship and your job.

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Latest IT investment trend? Cost-cutting tech that also transforms

Enterprises are investing in digital solutions that help them save on infrastructure and other costs while enabling them to transform the business. Experts from Deloitte and Gartner explain why.

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Do you know what your cloud use really costs?

As cloud services grow, there are more expenditures to track than ever. But understanding why you’re spending is as important as knowing what you’re spending in the cloud.

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Cybercrime is increasing and more costly for organizations

CIOs need to focus on people-based attacks and use intelligent tools to limit data loss and business shutdowns.

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Intelligently cutting run-the-business expenditure

What should the goal be for run-the-business expenditure...and can optimizing spending enable transformation?

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Sole sourcing negotiations: SI tactics and CIO countermeasures

How CIO’s can ensure they maintain control of their sole source negotiations.

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Making the most of your data analytics budget

Analytics investment is on the rise, but results can be elusive. Here’s how orgs are spending on tools and personnel to get the biggest bang for their buck.

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Top IT spending priorities for 2019

From data analytics to cybersecurity to customer experience, here’s where CIOs will direct their IT budgets this year.

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TBM success stories: Improving the value of IT

CIOs are turning to financial analytics to automate technology business management (TBM), a framework for aligning the value of IT services with the cost to produce them.

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5 dirty little secrets of your system integrator

Ever wonder why companies still go over budget? Here are a few of the ways consultants pass that risk onto their customers.

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