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6 essential competencies for digital executives

Thanks to digital disruption and shifts in the workplace, the litmus test for leadership has changed. Here are six essential traits that great IT leaders need to thrive in the digital age.

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For Ingram Micro, digital transformation is about improving the customer experience

By understanding their customers’ behavior, Ingram Micro can use digital technologies to create a seamless experience, explains Tom Peck, CIO and CDO.

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The CIO as storyteller

Tech leaders from California State University, QEP Resources, and Arup share how they handle the challenge of communicating across the enterprise.

The 15 most valuable IT certifications today

Looking for a leg up in your IT career? IT certifications remain a proven way to quickly gain valuable skills and demonstrate deeper interest and know-how in a domain that will further your career.

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11 portraits of digital CIOs

The digital CIO as the top leadership role must have a strategic mindset, unique personality, interdisciplinary knowledge, and a clear idea of what needs to be done, while being creative enough to lead innovation, drive changes, and...

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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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How a CIO turned critical challenges into benefits that drove change and success in digital transformation

Does digital transformation success depend on following common “best practice” principles?

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How to drive alignment with your service provider in implementing digital technologies

How can your company ask its service provider to introduce digital technologies when it means asking the provider to compress its revenue?

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Software AG’s new CEO urges CIOs to drive digital transformations

Sanjay Brahmawar discusses why digital transformation is a career-defining opportunity for CIOs and encourages IT leaders to experiment to stay ahead of the competition.

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IT and engineering under one leader drives an exceptional customer experience

Sheri Rhodes, CIO and CTO of Western Union, discusses how innovation and talent development help the global money-transfer company provide outstanding customer experience.

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CIO resumes: 6 best practices and 4 strong examples

If you’re stuck on how to write your resume for a CIO position, here are six best practices from industry professionals — and real-world examples of winning CIO resumes.

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Monsanto: Driving digital leadership to elevate the business (and feed the world)

Digital transformation has to be about evolving the entire enterprise — not just IT. Monsanto CIO Jim Swanson discusses how he’s making it happen, and why it’s paying off.

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Why C-suite executives must build strong online communities of their own

Like it or not, what lives online has become just as important as the “real world” – including for enterprise executives.

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The case against the ‘business-savvy CIO’

Being business-savvy isn’t a radical recommendation. It’s clichéd. These days, tech know-how and business smarts are inseparable when it comes to transformational CIOs.

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CIOs need to be prepared for the future of work

Workfront's annual State of Work report shows businesses are at risk because most U.S. workers don't have enough time or confidence in co-workers to drive rapid innovation.

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Investing wisely in the healthcare IT ecosystem

With dollars tight and the stakes high, Eric Yablonka, CIO of Stanford Health Care, says healthcare CIOs have to make the right bets in technology.

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8 CIO archetypes: What kind of IT leader are you?

From order taker to business leader, CIO responsibilities vary widely. Learn what role you currently play and how to break that mold in service of improved business value and career growth.

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What priorities CIOs need to have

What is important to CIOs and how should its delivery be measured.

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