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11 ways to boost morale in a COVID world

IT leaders are shaking up IT strategies and altering their approaching to leading their teams, introducing new methods for motivating and rewarding remotely.

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8 tips for avoiding IT staff burnout during a pandemic

IT leaders get creative managing remote tech teams working from the confines of home offices. Here’s how they alleviate burnout that threatens to crater WFH life.

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What is workforce management? A process for ensuring employee productivity

Workforce management (WFM) began as a scheduling process but has since grown into a complex framework for maintaining human capital, budgeting and scheduling for your workforce.

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How top tech companies are addressing diversity and inclusion

Black Lives Matter protests have spurred many organizations to reassess equity and diversity in their respective industries. Here’s how five tech giants — and one small standout — have responded to calls for improved inclusion in...

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Digitizing industrial products at Cummins

Sherry Aaholm, CIO of the $23 billion engine manufacturer, shares her strategy for creating foundational change at scale

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How IT leaders can effectively address systemic racism

Systemic racism in IT is an uncomfortable truth. Now is the time to recognize it and eradicate it. Here's how to get started.

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IT leaders juggle staffing strategies, post-COVID

As project priorities (and IT budgets) shift, CIOs are rethinking how to acquire much needed skills in uncertain times.

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Black IT leaders: The challenging path to the top

For Black IT professionals, the path to leadership remains fraught with systemic racial issues and few outlets for support. Here, Black IT leaders shed light on their experiences and share advice for change.

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T-Mobile’s returnship program aims to get women back into tech

A text message prompted T-Mobile to launch a returnship program designed to foster gender diversity by retraining women trying to get back into IT after taking time off.

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SAP offers new marketplace for filling staff vacancies

Contingent labor has been hard to find during the COVID-19 pandemic. SAP Fieldglass External Talent Marketplace aims to offer access to a larger temp staffing pool.

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Being Black in IT: 3 tech leaders share their stories

You can’t offer solutions to racial problems in tech without a broader understanding of actual career experiences. Three Black tech professionals step forward to tell their stories.

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5 tips for remote IT onboarding

If you’re hiring during the pandemic, onboarding can be tricky. IT leaders share advice for developing a secure, seamless onboarding process for new IT hires at a distance.

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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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10 professional organizations focused on diversity in tech

BIPOC communities have long been grossly underrepresented in IT. These 10 professional organizations aim to help close the diversity gap in tech by empowering BIPOC tech pros.

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9 emerging job roles for the future of AI

Artificial intelligence is fast proving a business differentiator. Here are the key roles and skills you may soon need to fill for your AI A-team.

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What Trump’s H-1B visa order means for IT

H-1B visa applicants represent ‘a significant threat to employment opportunities’ for millions of unemployed, says Trump; IT firms say the move will damage the economy.

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Taking the helm in a pandemic: Incoming Intermountain CIO prioritizes partnerships

Ryan Smith is set to join Intermountain Healthcare as CIO during a coronavirus crisis that has accelerated virtual care initiatives. Here’s how he landed — and is approaching — the role remotely.

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Remote hiring wins have CIOs rethinking recruitment, post-pandemic

IT leaders at NetApp, CommScope and DocuSign have taken to recruiting talent virtually, which may become permanent practice even after concerns about the coronavirus pandemic subside.

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