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Discover five emerging tech trends with transformational impact

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Top 8 challenges IT leaders will face in 2021

Facilitating the future of work and securing a hybrid working environment top the list of tough, pandemic-inflected issues IT leaders must navigate this year.

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Balancing innovation and optimization

How online trading platform Robinhood dealt with hyper-growth, Kubernetes, and getting the goals right

Rick Rioboli, EVP & CIO, Comcast

How Comcast IT moved from order-taker to innovator

Rick Rioboli, EVP & CIO of Comcast, discusses the importance of moving toward a target architecture, his strategy for clean data, and how he assesses candidates for his IT leadership team.

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Tapping into dark data for efficiency, innovation, and income

Looking in the recesses of your data silos can pay dividends for CIOs seeking to improve business processes and drive innovation.

Ryan Snyder, CIO, Thermo Fisher Scientific

How empathy drives IT innovation at Thermo Fisher Scientific

CIO Ryan Snyder shares his insights on IT’s expanding role in product development and the future of the CIO role.

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9 best practices for better innovation

Following these steps for prioritizing ideas will help you seize the most promising opportunities.

Eash Sundaram, chief digital and technology officer, JetBlue

How JetBlue leverages digital technology for safer travel

The airline's technology chief, Eash Sundaram, explains how solutions originally introduced to enhance the customer experience are now helping ensure safety during the pandemic.

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Secrets of successful digital innovation

The goal of any innovation effort is to deliver business value and competitive advantage. Two IT leaders share their secrets for meeting those measures.

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7 barriers to innovation worth breaking

Conventional cultures produce conventional results. To truly innovate, you have to rethink how you incentivize risk, respond to requests, and make resources available for experimentation.

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5 lessons when creating a ‘customer zero’ program

Technology organizations must invest in a “customer zero” program to drive internal innovation, improve quality, and demonstrate they believe in their own products and services.

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CIOs grapple with how to jumpstart innovation amid pandemic

IT leaders turn to emerging technologies from strategic vendors and VC partners to help keep collaboration and innovation humming in a work world gone remote due to the coronavirus.

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Spinning up digital innovation at Warner Music Group

Ralph Munsen, CIO of Warner Music Group, discusses technology and business transformation at the global music company.

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The pandemic pivot: IT leaders innovate on the fly

Already accustomed to moving quickly, CIOs are testing and scrapping new solutions to accommodate customers. Their work could provide blueprints for future innovation.

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The 7 most popular IT pilot projects today

The coronavirus pandemic has IT leaders shaking up IT priorities, with innovation pilots shifting to areas and technologies best suited to set up their organizations for near-term success.

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Secrets of successful business-IT co-creation

Great things happen when business and IT define and solve problems together. Here’s how to make the shift — and deliver results.

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Preparing your organization for post-traumatic growth

Research shows that the vast majority of those who experience stress will also experience growth. Here's how to create space for both pain and gain in your organization.

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CIOs seek digital momentum coming out of crisis mode

CIOs who scrambled to support remote workforces during the COVID-19 pandemic are padding their digital operating models with practices and tools geared for digital transformation.

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Virtual environments: The universal equalizer for the workforce

Connecting people across geographies allows for different perspectives that generate new ideas and innovation. Could a virtual workplace be the answer to better business performance?

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