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Are CIOs truly prepared for the next economic downturn?

Organizations found themselves in a precarious position during the last economic downturn. Here is a list of things to consider before the next one hits.

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CIOs must embrace a whole-brain approach to leadership. Here’s how

Leadership teams that embed whole-brain thinking across the enterprise drive greater financial results than those that don’t. These steps will help CIOs become whole-brain thinkers.

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How to prepare for (and ace) the technical interview

Technical interviews can make or break your chances for landing a new job. Here’s how to prepare yourself for success, even if you’re a self-taught programmer.

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IT resume makeover: Finding the right aesthetic and format

IT leaders must work to hone their resumes, but equally important is making sure the format and flow catch the attention of recruiters and application tracking systems alike.

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Who should really be driving digital transformation?

The C-suite is getting crowded with a growing number of digital leaders. Does this mark a shift to team-based leadership? Or can CIOs still lead transformations alone?

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Digital transformation brings IT and LOB together

CIOs have an opportunity to shrink the distance between technology and line of business as IT takes a leadership role with digital business initiatives.

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How to get that CIO position

Atilla Tinic, the new CIO at DISH Network, shares his strategy for pursuing and getting the position, plus how he approached his first 90 days on the job.

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How to establish a security culture within IT

It’s impossible to establish a security culture within a modern enterprise if it doesn’t already exist within IT. IT organizations should have pervasive and conspicuous security cultures that can serve as examples to all other parts...

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What CIOs need to know about low code software development

While most CIOs say they are deploying some form of low code today, the question is what will its impact be as it powers through the classic trough of disillusionment?

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The importance of the business stakeholders meeting

Business alignment and transparency matter but are CIOs achieving it? Are they putting in place business stakeholder meetings that enable real alignment?

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Proven levers to reduce hardware and software maintenance

7 short-term actions you can take now to produce meaningful in-year reductions to your budget.

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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 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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