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In-house engineering culture drives digital transformation at Emirates NBD

Miguel Rio Tinto, group CIO of Emirates NBD, takes a two-pronged approach to digital transformation, focusing on evolving IT and driving innovation into everything they do.

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What is an enterprise wide agile transformation and why CIOs should lead it

More CEOs are considering enterprise wide agile transformations, enabling a significant opportunity for CIOs to lead their organization’s process, culture and mindset changes.

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Measuring the value of the business analyst role

Once we see a business analyst in action, we can see the value. But how do you quantify soft skills of an enabler that helps others be more successful and deliver greater value? Let’s consider some metrics and ways to approach...

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Process innovation

Where should CIOs be driving innovation? And how should they deliver on the promise of innovation?

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Running with data: Under Armour creates immersive, digital customer experience

Under Armour combines its physical and digital products to help its customers achieve their fitness goals.

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Data governance is key to a data-driven business

Data governance isn't complicated, but its implementation requires expert advice, as well as local knowledge of the company and its peculiarities to develop a solution that brings real benefits.

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7 reasons IT services deals fail – and how to resolve disputes

When IT services deals break down, it can cause extraordinary pain for both the customer and service provider. Here's how to fix broken deals and mend the customer-supplier relationship.

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Protecting the digital economy

Our tech-addicted society has become much more vulnerable to cyberattacks, requiring CEOs to put security at the forefront of their agenda.

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How to get to One IT in one piece

Mergers and acquisitions often result in chaos. Framing your intentions and taking the guesswork out of the future gives your team the clarity it needs to band together and create One IT.

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CIOs who foster a culture of equality empower innovation

When you have a culture of equality, employees feel valued and are more willing and able to innovate. Achieving that in IT comes from the CIO setting the right tone.

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CIOs get strategic

As the lines between technology and business blur, CIOs are stepping up their strategy role, taking ownership of new disciplines and serving as a key force behind digital innovation.

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Tech days of reckoning

Even for technology veterans, keeping pace with advancements is like chasing a moving train that will always be just a bit faster. Try as you may, you can never quite catch up and, if you stop trying, you will never catch up.

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Are your employee engagement efforts doing exactly the opposite?

While there's a lot of talk about the value of employee engagement, the actions many companies take lead to one-way, often ill-timed, occasional requests for feedback. There are steps you can take to engage your staff and benefit your...

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7 IT leadership surprises — and how to handle them

It's lonely at the top, particularly when a newly-minted IT leader discovers unexpected and, in many cases, disturbing facts.

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Campbell’s CIO: For digital transformation to succeed, connect IT to business strategy

At Campbell Soup Company, business relevance is the foundation of all digital transformation initiatives. It’s about leveraging IT to achieve business goals, says CIO Francisco Fraga.

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How can CIOs drive business innovation?

Innovation is typically situational, so CIOs need to be an authentic, reciprocal partners across the business to take advantage of opportunities.

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How CIOs become visionary communicators

The best CIOs give their communications leaders a seat at the table, partnering with them to improve their own communications and the IT team’s communications.

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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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Learning to harness complexity

Increasing complexity is part of the natural order. Instead of fighting it, we should learn to take advantage of it.

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CIOs remain cautious on AI experiments and investments

Recent surveys suggest CIOs are slow to invest in artificial intelligence, but lagging in too many cultural, data and technology prerequisites may put many their businesses at risk

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