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The CIO’s next key role: Change agent

For today’s IT leaders, change management is more than technical. It’s about spearheading cultural transformation at every level of the business.

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How CIOs can (and should) measure business outcomes

There are two kinds of measurements in business: one to assess performance and the other to provide intelligence. The smart CIO needs to do both.

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4 attributes of future-ready IT leaders

In these turbulent times, one thing is certain, say top CIOs: What got you here won't get you there.

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Top CIOs and IT organizations of 2020

Our CIO 100 and CIO50 awards recognize outstanding IT leadership in the US, UK, Southeast Asia, India, Australia, and New Zealand.

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Perfect strangers: How CIOs and CISOs can get along

The rise of security as a strategic imperative has altered the relationship between IT and infosec leaders. Here’s how CIOs and CISOs can become better partners.

Jake Fritz, VP and CIO, Emerson

Driving Emerson’s evolution from electronics to smart devices

To ensure that Emerson makes products customers care about, CIO Jake Fritz leads through empowerment, engagement, and collaboration.

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CIOs reshape IT culture in wake of pandemic

IT leaders are leaning on lessons learned from the pandemic to redefine IT cultures and refine IT strategies as they move toward a new year of uncertainty.

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13 'best practices' IT should avoid at all costs

From telling everyone they're your customer to establishing a cloud strategy, these "industry best practices" are sure to sink your chances of IT success.

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CIOs strive to build on IT’s business cred for 2021

IT leaders seek to leverage political capital cultivated during the COVID-19 outbreak to further cement IT as business co-creators. Here’s how to focus on what matters most.

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7 tips for leading multiple IT projects at once

IT leaders will have their hands full when COVID-delayed projects return to the front burner. Here's how to maintain oversight and guidance without losing sleep or sanity.

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Supporting the future of work: A key CIO challenge

COVID-19 has changed workplaces forever. Here’s how work policies are likely to evolve — and how IT leaders can rise to the occasion.

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7 attributes every IT leader must have

Leadership has little to do with one's title or seniority; it's an attribute that's earned over time through study, practice and commitment. Are you prepared to become a true leader?

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CIOs on the hook for governance as automation rises

With business leaders increasingly pushing for automation, CIOs must step up to help guide how and where such technologies should be deployed.

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CIOs look to capitalize on the COVID spotlight

The pandemic has propelled CIOs to center stage, winning accolades for their transformative efforts. The next act is all about making sure this is a permanent role, not a cameo performance.

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How to negotiate a job offer

Compensation is one thing, but CIOs and soon-to-be CIOs should leverage their job offer position by putting their values on the table and setting themselves up for success before they sign.

Alvina Antar, CIO, Okta

CIOs embrace remote recruitment to land new gigs

New CIOs of Okta and Quick Base discuss their recruitment experience and offer tips for IT leaders open to or actively seeking new roles during the pandemic.

Randy Gaboriault, chief digital and information officer, ChristianaCare

CIOs rise to the new revenue challenge

The pandemic has accelerated the need for CIOs to pitch in on the bottom line. Here’s how tech execs are transforming into more revenue-focused IT leaders.

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CIOs cultivate political capital in response to pandemic

IT leaders who have gained clout among C-suite peers during the pandemic must target high-impact initiatives to extend their political capital in 2021, but challenges remain.

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