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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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New US CIO appointments, October 2020

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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IT leaders grapple with the new normal

Five articles examine the challenges faced by leaders across all segments of IT – and the solutions that have made a difference.

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IT leadership lessons from CIO 100 Award winners

Today’s CIOs must develop deep partnerships with business leaders and keep their teams focused on delivering innovation that pushes the business forward. Here five IT leaders discuss their award-winning initiatives and share insights...

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Seeking a new gig? IT leader hiring rebounds, remotely

Recruitment of IT leaders has thawed since the pandemic first hit, as companies seek digital leaders who can help them adapt to shifting business dynamics. Here, recruiters offer tips for navigating the IT leadership hiring landscape....

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CIOs grapple with how to jumpstart innovation amid pandemic

IT leaders turn to emerging technologies from strategic vendors and VC partners to help keep collaboration and innovation humming in a work world gone remote due to the coronavirus.

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Exclusive survey: How IT is recovering from the COVID-19 crisis

IT leaders’ initial responses to COVID-19 helped keep many businesses open — now the emphasis is on thriving, not just surviving.

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4 digital transformation success stories

Ocean Spray, The San Francisco 49ers and Anheuser-Busch InBev are among the companies are steering digital initiatives to drive business growth and operational efficiency. These digital transformation examples detail IT leaders’...

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5 conversations CIOs must have to advance digital business

CEOs are turning to CIOs to lead digital business efforts, but success depends on your ability to inspire, empower, and engage other business leaders. These are the conversations you need to be having.

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The CIO’s guide to navigating office politics

The CIO role is rapidly changing. So too are the politics IT leaders encounter when collaborating on digital initiatives. Here’s how to keep IT on task and above the fray.

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Lexmark proves the power of CIO-CTO collaboration

The efficacy of Lexmark’s digital strategy depends on collaboration between the company’s CIO and CTO. The secret to success? Communication, accountability, competence and empathy, says CIO Brad Clay.

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7 issues keeping CIOs up at night

No one-size nightmare fits all, but CIOs share many of the same concerns about securing the enterprise, automating work processes and retaining customers for the long haul.

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It’s time for CIOs to get smart

Being smart isn't about what you know, but about how you process and apply new information. Welcome to the context-aware era.

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Business continuity during COVID-19: How CISOs and CIOs work together

Sarah Winmill, CIO - Business Functions, at the UK Ministry of Defence, and Quentyn Taylor, Director of Information Security at Canon EMEA, discuss work collaboration during the pandemic.

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CIO-CISO Collaboration: How to Prioritise IT and Security Budgets

In this webinar, Davide Del Vecchio, CISO at a UK sports and entertainment technology provider, and Chris Adjei-Ampofo, CIO at Uphold Inc, discuss how CISOs and CIOs can collaborate in a time when budgets might be constrained.

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From CIO to CEO: 10 tips for taking your career to the top

CIOs turned presidents and CEOs discuss their rise to the top and offer insights for IT leaders considering similar leaps.

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7 attributes to look for in a deputy IT leader

The CIO has become pivotal — and demanding. But having a trusted No. 2 can help ease the pain. Here's how to find the best second-in-command.

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