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Protecting data in an increasingly insecure world

Protecting data is only going to get tougher. Are CIOs ready to protect what is the most important enterprise asset?

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Wyndham’s digital innovation elevates the customer experience

With its five-platform digital strategy, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts improves the experiences of all its customers: guests, franchises, and internal team members. CIO Scott Strickland explains how.

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7 ways IT leaders derail their careers

Falling off track is easy when you make a mistake that can turn a career superstar into a bit player.

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Replicate knowledge to save your teams from the future

Defining and replicating knowledge by investing in your team members will help future-proof your company, and save you time and money, too.

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Kaiser Permanente’s digital transformation is creating a healthier America

Kaiser Permanente uses technology to improve personal health, community health, and medical excellence. EVP and CIO Dick Daniels explains how they do it.

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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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CIOs must play a key role in ecosystem strategies

Ecosystems have evolved as a method to bring new digital capabilities, among others, to businesses. As such, CIOs should have a strategic role in developing them.

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Managing diverse, multi-location teams

The management challenges for CIOs are only going to grow in the digital age. The question is: are they ready?

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CIO Hall of Fame honorees

Meet the CIOs enshrined in the CIO Hall of Fame — from the Class of 1997 to the Class of 2019.

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The CIO’s next role: Business co-creator

CIOs are increasingly working with business peers and third parties to develop new digital products and services, a major theme at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium in May.

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CIO playbook: 4 steps to becoming a C-suite strategic advisor

CIOs have a unique opportunity to take their place as business leaders. Most are missing out.

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Estonia CIO outlines country’s plan to embrace AI

Enterprises can learn from Estonia’s just-do-it approach to AI and investment in skills development.

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Bringing new sources of energy to life at National Grid

National Grid’s digital strategy is all about developing frictionless processes to bring energy to customers safely, faster, and easier, explains Adriana Karaboutis, chief information and digital officer.

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Security and the boardroom: From advantage to imperative

Detecting and mitigating cyber threats is getting tougher. A quarter of organization reports greater financial damages.

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Companies are gaining clarity about their digital vision

More executive committees say they understand how digital impacts their business strategy.

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Continuous improvement – now more than ever

In an era of digital disruption, IT organizations need to move faster. Given this, should CIOs be active enablers of continuous improvement?

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Are tech/business evangelists necessary to ensure your company stays relevant?

Most executives and sales/marketing pros believe they are effective communicators. It’s the people to whom they’re communicating that “just doesn’t get it.” Every company, regardless of size, should hire a technology/business...

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CIO Leadership Live with guest William Mayo, CIO at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Maryfran Johnson and her guest William Mayo, CIO at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, for a discussion about IT strategy and much more, on CIO Leadership Live.

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