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What is Digital 2.0?

Digital 1.0 vs. Digital 2.0 -- Vijay Sankaran, CIO of TD Ameritrade, explains the differences and offers advice to CIOs looking to move their companies to an “anywhere, anytime, any platform” mindset.

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Why CIOs need to look beyond their firewall

It’s no longer enough for chief information officers to focus only on their own network and apps.

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CIOs still have a way to go in supporting a mobile-first workforce

CIOs have the single largest impact on how effective their organization is in recruiting and maintaining a mobile-first workforce. In 2018, it’s time for CIOs to step up to their new responsibilities.

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IT as a product: Rethinking IT service delivery

Digital transformation and a renewed emphasis on customer experience have CIOs seeking a more agile approach to delivering IT services.

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CIO warns of slideware and homogeneity

Tech decision makers must parse what’s real now and what is “marchitecture.”

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Pilot Flying J digitally transforms the truck stop

Pilot Flying J is tapping IoT, mobile software and other digital technologies to reduce the friction for long-haul truckers and other motorists.

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6 most-dreaded IT projects

Patching old systems, migrating email to the cloud, unsupported compliance mandates, and ERP upgrades are some of the jobs IT pros dread most.

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3 ways CIOs can change the CEO’s perception of IT from cost center to strategic

CIOs that want to drive transformation should champion customer impacting programs and empower IT lieutenants to pursue operational efficiencies.

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How CIOs can last longer than 4.3 years

Staying at a company longer than four years is something of a professional victory for CIOs. Here CIOs discuss the different paths to longevity — and success.

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Advice from CIOs for boards selecting a new CEO

In the digital era, it is time for boards to hear CIOs on CEO selection.

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CIOs need to bridge the gap between IT and marketing

CIOs and CMOs need to demolish boundaries and find ways to streamline collaboration in a way that improves their marketing team's access to proprietary corporate data.

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The retail CIO’s storybook

From ugly ducklings to ants and grasshoppers: three 21st century fables for retailers.

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Taking responsibility for responsible AI

AI’s future is wide open – which is why we need to shape its effects on people and society.

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The future of CRM

What is the state of CRM and where should CRM tool vendors be going? Here's what CIOs have to say.

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Do you have what it takes to be an interim CIO?

The interim CIO is the most prestigious temp job in IT. It’s not an easy role, but those who make it their profession appreciate its rewards.

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CIO playbook: 10 tips for leading IT in the digital era

From navigating politics to jettisoning ROI, CIOs from Bharti Airtel, Land O'Lakes and the United Nations shared tips for IT leadership in disruptive times during a panel at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.

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Psychologically, all C-suite executives must overcome these 3 traits

“Emotional intelligence” is a popular buzzword in today’s business climate. Indeed, it is commonly cited as an essential building block of strong corporate culture, and employers often give it just as much weight as “hard” skills...

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Avoid these digital transformation false starts

Expert CIO Bruce Lee discusses three traps that can trip up CIOs as they drive digital transformation initiatives.

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Even CIOs need a hard hat: Agile construction is a secret weapon for smarter IT

Agile construction methodologies are dramatically changing how IT infrastructure is being built. Those construction practices will, in turn, give CIOs more flexibility in how they do IT planning and save money on a fast-growing aspect...

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How a CIO decreased cost and leveraged the right technologies to increase revenue

Yan Purba, CIO of Larry H. Miller Management Corporation, reveals how CIOs can support the C-suite to increase margins, revenue, and customer satisfaction.

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