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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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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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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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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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7 tips for coping with a limited IT budget

When less must be more, it's essential to allocate IT resources intelligently and creatively. Here are 7 ways CIOs can meet key goals when challenged by a restricted budget.

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Dealing with the downturn

As the coronavirus pandemic builds, businesses are already reeling from the economic impact. Here's how IT can adjust to a new reality of cost trimming and budget cuts.

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Creating a new funding model for product-based IT

Shifting from project-based funding to product team-based funding is a major cultural and operational change – but can result in better relationships with business partners, and less expensive, more efficient ways to deliver...

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Top IT spending priorities for 2020

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

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7 cloud cost management tips

As cloud budgets rocket skyward, a growing number of enterprises are looking for ways to cap costs. Check out these tips designed to bring cloud expenditures back to earth.

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