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10 tips for fostering a culture of continuous learning

To create and maintain an adaptable, dynamic organization that thrives in ever-changing conditions, IT leaders must encourage staff to continually acquire new skills and embrace new mindsets.

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2021 US 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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Get good at delivering software

Survival in the digital age requires an emphasis on execution and speed, enabled by a DevOps approach across the business

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7 ways COVID-19 has changed IT forever

Things will never be the same. Here’s a look at what IT will look like as the COVID-19 threat recedes.

Discover five emerging tech trends with transformational impact

7 enterprise cloud strategy trends for 2021

Maximizing the value of hybrid cloud, while managing sprawl and cloud costs, is top of mind for CIOs seeking to boost business outcomes this year.

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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.

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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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