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Summer 2018: Changing the way we work

Digital technologies are reshaping work at CIO 100 award-winning organizations, empowering employees to shift focus to higher-value activities.

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Where startups are impacting long-term change for CIOs

Startups are showing up in big ways when it comes to ePrivacy, microservices, and fighting for talent. These are long-term shifts CIOs should keep in mind when it comes to figuring out what to devote attention and resources to.

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A CIO’s dashboard must show bench strength. Does yours?

When you have visibility into technical talent "on the bench," you can know with confidence that your team has what it takes to deliver quality work on time.

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How to build the next generation of IT leaders

Forward-thinking CIOs are setting up their organizations for sustained success by anticipating, articulating and developing the skills IT will need at the top in the years ahead.

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How IT is helping to create a culture of consumerism in healthcare

CIO Jonathan Shoemaker explains how Allina Health is turning patients into customers using technology and tools regularly used by retailers.

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CIOs reveal their security philosophies

Global IT leaders describe their approaches to cybersecurity application and communication.

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Why CIOs must get over their ‘millennial obsession’

Millennials comprise more than half the global workforce, but in this hyperconnected, mobile world, CIOs are better off managing staff by role-based personas than age ranges, experts say.

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CIO to CEO: Next career path?

The people and process management skills required of CIOs also apply to CEO positions. Learn how they helped three driven IT leaders make the transition to senior executive.

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Traditional or transformational: what kind of CIO are you?

You might be a little of both. Where are you on the spectrum? What type of CIO does your organization need, and why?

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CIOs on the move and in the news

Find up-to-date news about executives who have been recently hired or promoted into a new chief information officer or chief technical officer role.

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CIO succession planning in the digital age

The gold rush for tech talent means CIOs must stack creative and deep leadership benches. Here, CIOs explain how they groom high potentials for C-suite roles.


When it comes to GDPR, are CIOs finally ready?

GDPR is a significant change for all organizations. The question is how prepared are organizations to respond of all of its edicts?

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Even utilities look to innovate and transform processes

Mike Koehler, CIO and CDO at Exelon, discusses how he’s creating a culture of innovation at the energy provider, improving customer, employee and supplier experiences.

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How the power of communication serves IT

Communication is a key ingredient in IT efficiency, effectiveness and value to organizations it serves. The former CIO of HBO, Michael Gabriel, explains how use this to your professional and organizational advantage.

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5 ways successful C-suite executives can gain better control over their assets

How decisiveness, analysis and paralysis weigh in the balance between asset productivity and control.

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6 secrets of revenue-generating CIOs

Business-minded CIOs are overhauling their strategies and workplace cultures to transform IT into a profit center.

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10 digital transformation success stories

CIOs at Nissan, Coats, Sprint and other enterprises are steering digital initiatives to drive business growth and drive operational efficiency. These digital transformation examples detail IT leaders’ strategies, implementations and...

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The biggest issues CIOs face today

From security management to seeking out innovative technologies, CIOs are straddling operational and transformational roles to deliver new wins while keeping IT humming.

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