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The 12 CIO skills every company wants

How one executive recruiter assesses the talent market.

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Career ambitions: CIOs create new paths for leveling up

The CIO post is increasingly seen as a stepping stone to other senior operational and excutive roles. So what does it take to move up in the C-suite today?

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Winter 2020: Gender gapped

The tech sector has made strides attracting more women and inching closer to equal pay. But a glaring disconnect remains in how men and women view gender diversity progress in IT.

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Security vs. innovation: IT's trickiest balancing act

An innovative initiative is only as successful as it is secure. Here’s how CIOs are balancing risk-taking with risk aversion.

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The next casualty of cyberwar could be your business

We seem to live perpetually in a state of heightened alert, and companies need to ensure their security teams are prepared for a nation-state cyberattack and be able to react in a split second.

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The stretch assignment: A CIO's path to burnishing business cred

Transformational projects, culture change, new roles and emerging technologies helped IT leaders from Equinix, Procter & Gamble, 84 Lumber and BP earn credibility from the business.

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7 tech buzzwords to cancel in 2020

Tech is an industry all too often fueled by hype, but some CIOs are fed up. Here IT leaders from retail, health care, consulting and other sectors discuss tech catch-all jargon they’d like to see dumped.

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6 digital transformation success stories

Anheuser-Busch InBev, McKesson, Barings and other companies are steering digital initiatives to drive business growth and operational efficiency. These digital transformation examples detail IT leaders’ strategies, implementations and...

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Technology and trust run in parallel at NZ Police

Deputy chief executive Mark Evans and CIO Rob Cochrane discuss how the NZ Police is working together - and differently - as ICT becomes a critical component of policing

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CIOs discuss their top priorities for 2020

At the start of this new year, CIOs are focusing on more than just technological innovations and the latest greatest app or gadget to bring into their organization. They’re turning big picture, identifying ways to seamlessly embed...

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Goals for CIOs in 2020 and beyond

With the decade change upon us, one question should be on every CIO’s mind: How will this role change in the next 10 years?

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7 questions CIOs should ask before taking a new job

Will your new job be a dream come true or a career cul-de-sac? Asking the right questions before you sign is the best way to ensure an IT leadership role is right.

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The one transformation goal CIO must prioritize in 2020

Defining goals without acknowledging the need to transform often leads organizations to make iterative improvements to existing businesses without challenging themselves to consider disruptive opportunities and threats.

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Building elasticity in outsourced managed services

Plan for the future by building both cost and service management elasticity into your outsourced managed service agreements up front.

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Top-down strategy is dead – Long live the team of teams!

How should CIOs construct their organizations to better enable the agility demanded by today’s pace of strategy and initiative change?

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10 best tech MBA programs for 2019

Looking to launch a career in IT leadership? These top-ranked tech-focused MBA programs can help vault you to the top.

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10 future trends and how CIOs can keep ahead in 2020

After years of digital disruption and uncertainty, the future enterprise is finally coming into focus. Here's a look at what's ahead for IT organizations.

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JLL tech transformation emphasizes value of employee experience

As JLL CIO Eddy Wagoner shifts to a digital leadership role, the commercial real estate market is undergoing a seismic shift toward ‘proptech’ amenities aimed at providing an employee-friendly focus.

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How analytics help justify the role of the CIO

CIOs require unified intelligence for data-driven insights leading to actionable organizational decision making.

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Top career tips for aspiring CIOs

CIOs share hard-earned lessons and time-honored advice to those seeking top technology leadership roles.

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