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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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How platform thinking drives innovation at Visteon

Raman Mehta, CIO, discusses the shift from traditional manufacturing to software engineering at one of the world’s largest cockpit electronics companies.

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6 ways to make IT operations more efficient

As CIOs head into uncertain economic times, operational efficiency again takes center stage. Here’s how to streamline IT operations and trim budget while still fueling business growth.

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Seeking opportunity in crisis, boards uphold digital growth agendas

Determined to find opportunity in the COVID aftermath, boards are leaning in with more management support in addition to their usual strategic oversight. Navigating the post-pandemic world will amplify IT leadership in agility and...

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How an IT department created a whole new tech company

Liberty Mutual IT developed an intelligent workplace platform to boost productivity and improve employee experience — and then it launched a startup

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Avery Dennison rolls out DICE, a digital business booster

Avery Dennison’s new digital business initiatives roll up cloud, AI, IoT and other technologies to the tune of more than $30 million in earnings. CIO Nicholas Colisto breaks down the company's model.

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Coronavirus crisis spurs IT innovation

The coronavirus crisis sees CIOs accelerating their adoption of automation, analytics and new processes to cope with the pandemic’s disruptions and steer the enterprise forward in uncertain times.

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6 ways to optimize your innovation spend

Innovation is key to organizational growth. Yet most companies shortchange innovation initiatives when it comes to IT budgeting. Here’s how to stretch your R&D dollars.

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Post COVID-19 business models: Finding the new normal

Pivots and process changes, yes. New normal? Not so fast.

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6 tips for innovating through a crisis

Whether innovating for survival or planning for a post-pandemic comeback, CIOs may find conditions ripe to challenge the status quo, remove barriers and make change

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4 ways CIOs can drive circular economy innovations

CIOs are well-positioned to take a leading role in creating new business value and bolstering competitive agility in the circular economy.

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IT innovation takes flight at Embry-Riddle

Innovation isn’t an end goal; it’s a means to creating a positive business impact. That won’t happen, at least not reliably, without taking a strategic approach.

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4 keys to sustaining innovation

Big-bang innovation projects capture the imagination, but many lack staying power. Here's how to build longevity into your innovation initiatives.

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Spring 2020: State of the CIO

CIOs’ expanding management and revenue-generation responsibilities are cementing their roles as business leaders. Traditional technologists need not apply.

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2020 CIO 100 winners: Celebrating IT innovation and leadership

The CIO 100 celebrates 100 IT organizations for driving digital business growth through technology innovation. Honorees will be recognized at the annual CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony in August.

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What is design thinking? An agile method for innovation

Design thinking eschews traditional development processes in favor of an agile, flexible method for developing products and services with a unique focus on the customer.

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7 tips for vetting the business value of emerging tech

Will a promising new technology be truly transformative or destructively disruptive? Only due diligence will reveal the truth.

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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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