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Federal CIOs, racing to modernize IT, get a boost from the White House

New executive order promises to help CIOs take control over agency IT as they pursue hybrid cloud and "everything as a service".

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Innovation pays off for Synchrony Financial

The credit card provider, spun out of GE, has weaved together a unique innovation framework, highlighted by a network of successful innovation labs.

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How to make the most of meetings between IT and your business partners

Sanjay Shringarpure, CIO of E & J Gallo Winery, discusses why a structured approach to meetings between IT and its business partners drives IT value.

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Secrets to managing M&A

As the average life of public corporations continues to decrease, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) is increasingly a way of life for ‘legacy businesses.' But how do CIOs become a M&A enabler?

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IT makeover: From cost center to revenue driver

If your company views IT as a function to be managed cost-effectively, it may be time to get innovative and elevate the perception and role of IT — to the benefit of your company and career.

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5 biggest IT compliance headaches and how to address them

Industry experts discuss what new regulations concerning data and technology mean for organizations and what IT can do to mitigate security and compliance issues, both old and new.

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For government CIOs, accountability comes without authority

Federal CIO Suzette Kent sees progress for federal CIOs, but says more needs to be done to make tech leaders full-fledged partners with top agency brass.

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5 imperatives for CIOs in this ‘measure everything’ era

As a CIO, the only constant is change, new requirements, new demands and less budget. This article looks at the factors a successful CIO will need to embrace to be successful in this new age of instrumentation where everything has a...

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CIO Hall of Fame honorees

Meet the CIOs enshrined in the the CIO Hall of Fame — from the Class of 1997 to the Class of 2018.

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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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2018 CIO 100 winners: Recognizing IT excellence

Now in its 31st year, the CIO 100 celebrates 100 IT organizations for driving digital business growth through tech innovation.

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How to break the CIO mold — and become a business leader

CIO, reinvent thyself: Here’s how forward-thinking tech leaders are shedding the back-office order-taker role to become bona fide digital business leaders.

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How many tech execs does your board really need?

The rising importance of security, data and digital has many organizations broadening their C-suites. C-suite execs comment on the number of chief-level tech officers a board needs.

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The future is bright for digital CIOs

Digital transformation is creating many opportunities for CIOs. Learn what they are and how to advance your career as a digital CIO.

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CIOs reveal their artificial intelligence strategies

Global IT leaders from MITRE Corporation, Synchrony, Humana, and Agero describe AI implementations, risks, and opportunities.

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Spring 2018: Secrets of highly innovative CIOs

Forward-looking CIOs are not only modernizing legacy systems, but redefining how IT works. Here’s a look at how to shift from being an IT order-taker to a next-gen technology leader.

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Delivering future-focused enterprises

What are CIOs doing to differently than their peers at future-focused enterprises?

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Have you been thinking?

How much of your time is devoted to thinking about and planning for the future? Whatever your answer might be, it probably isn’t enough. Let’s change that.

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