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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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How to bring order to chaos

When taking charge of an organization characterized by chaos, use these principles to help quickly turn the ship get things under control.

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The next digital disruption: The CIO role

Digital disruption is more than just an organizational existential threat. Here are five key disruptors that are reshaping the CIO role — and the skills IT leaders will need to adapt.

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The CIO’s coronavirus playbook: 7 tips for surviving the crisis

Don’t let the coronavirus crisis cripple your company. Follow this CIO survival guide to the pandemic.

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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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CIOs discuss their evolving role

The CIO role has changed into a digital role. How well are CIOs succeeding remains an important topic and was one that several CIOs discussed a few weeks ago when the coronavirus crisis was in its early stages. Their answers provide...

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Doubling down on digital transformation during the coronavirus pandemic

CIOs opting to hunker down and wait out COVID-19 should think again. By revving up their digital business strategies, they position themselves for growth when the pandemic subsides, say experts and CIOs.

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14 ways CIOs can show leadership during the COVID-19 crisis

What steps should CIOs be taking to help their organizations immediately weather this crisis? Fourteen CIOs share their thoughts.

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Business continuity: Coronavirus crisis puts CIOs' plans to the test

As the Coronavirus pandemic spreads, CIO have the perfect opportunity to brush up on business continuity planning as they strategize their response.

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CIOs say personal disruption comes before digital disruption

Why CIOs and their teams need to change themselves first, before digital disruption can work for the entire organization.

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10 board readiness training programs for directors and executives

Whether you’re new to the board, a seasoned veteran or just aspire to be on a corporate board, these 10 board readiness training programs will get you prepared for the job.

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Spring 2020: State of the CIO

CIOs’ expanding management and revenue-generation responsibilities are cementing their roles as business leaders. Traditional technologists need not apply.

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5 ways to tick off a CISO

As a venture capitalist that invests solely in seed stage cybersecurity entrepreneurs, I often ask myself what keeps CISOs up at night to inform which gaps the next round of enterprise security products needs to address.

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CIOs take different paths to cultivating culture

CIOs have a tough call to make when joining an organization: Change the culture or build on the work of their predecessors? Here IT leaders and consultants share their experiences.

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Vikas Arora, IBM Reveals How To Unleash Your Cloud Potential NOW!

The promise of cloud computing is lucrative, but it brings in its wake great challenges and numerous complexities. Mission-critical applications and high-value customer data are locked in silos and enterprises are unable to realize...

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CIO Hall of Fame honorees

Meet the CIOs enshrined in the CIO Hall of Fame — from the Class of 1997 to the Class of 2020.

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State of the CIO 2020: Yogesh Gupta, IDG Media

The State of the CIO research by IDG for the past nineteen years has helped the CIO agenda across the globe for the upcoming year and outlines the responsibilities and challenges facing senior tech leaders across the globe. In this...

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