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IT Resume Makeover: Condensing for the CIO role

In this resume makeover, Andrew Ysasi helps a CIO find a focus for his executive resume, while overhauling the design for a more visual — and compact — impact.

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What customer-centric IT really looks like

CIOs are making cultural and organizational changes to forge a direct connection between IT and end customers as part of their charter to boost digital innovation.

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Spring 2019: Humanizing the digital experience

Today's digital business strategies come with a list of enticing expectations: improved efficiency, increased productivity, new revenue streams, to name a few. But organizations are finding that to be successful they need to improve...

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15 characteristics of IT digital maturity

Gauging IT success is about triangulating value from different lenses and peeling through IT digital maturity from a variety of angles.

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4 signs your delegation style is hurting your team

While it’s important for CIOs to empowers their leaders, it shouldn’t replace decisive action that drives results. Trust your team, but don’t abdicate your responsibility to guide.

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CIO succession planning in the digital age

The tech talent squeeze means CIOs must build deep leadership benches. Here, CIOs and analysts reveal how to groom high potentials for top roles.

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CIO Leadership Live with Mike Skinner, EVP and CIO at Eurpac Service

Mike Skinner, EVP and CIO at Eurpac Service, joins host Maryfran Johnson to discuss cybersecurity, data science skills, AI and more on this episode of CIO Leadership Live.

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#MeToo in tech: how to go from window dressing to action

The #MeToo movement ushered in a wave of gender parity awareness in nearly every industry, yet many women are still feeling underrepresented in tech. Can we do more to make IT more welcoming to women?

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Developing a business-driven, customer-obsessed IT strategy

For Oshkosh Corporation CIO Anupam Khare, the goal is for IT to enable the business strategy and add significant business value – all the while ensuring customers’ needs inside and out of the company are met.

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The 8 toughest decisions IT leaders face

Making decisions is what technology leaders are paid to do. But some choices are harder than others.

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Trusted advisors: The digital CIO’s secret weapon

From strategic vendors to former colleagues, trusted advisors are essential to the success of today’s CIOs, who must bet on the right partners in their quest to drive digital across the business.

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The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.

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CIO Leadership Live with Kristie Grinnell, CIO & VP IT at General Dynamics Information Technology | Ep 21

Kristie Grinnell, CIO & VP Information Technology & Supply Chain at General Dynamics Information Technology, and Maryfran Johnson get together to discuss the use of AI in military missions, the importance of data governance, the...

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7 ways to ensure IT gets the credit it deserves

Often ignored, overlooked or even snubbed, IT needs to claim its rightful place in the enterprise spotlight. Here's the steps you can take to raise IT's profile and morale.

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6 secrets of customer-facing CIOs

The CIO role has dramatically shifted as organizations lean on IT to drive digital business initiatives.

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What is effective change management?

Change management is often where the rubber hits the road for CIOs and their teams. So, how well is it practiced in the real world?

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9 components that should be part of every digital CIO’s innovation agenda

CIOs need to be more well-rounded than simply wearing the mantle of "logical" or "creative." They should be good at both, but also dedicated to developing a comprehensive innovation agenda.

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The 'Five Ps' of business (and personal) transformation

On her journey to becoming CIO, Daphne Jones discovered it takes purpose, priority, preparation, performance, and perseverance for business, as well as personal, transformation to occur.

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