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Sandeep Dadlani, chief digital officer, Mars

Mars sweetens supply chain with digital twin

The confectionery, pet care, and food company is partnering with Microsoft to replicate its manufacturing operations digitally, a twinning task designed to optimize its supply chain.

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7 IT cost-cutting mistakes you must avoid

Are you cutting costs or cutting corners? Your job may depend on knowing the difference.

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What the traditional financial services industry can learn from neobanks and fintechs

Slower-moving incumbents need to rethink the way they do business in a digitally driven world that puts customer experience first.

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5 ways IT is driving new revenue

CIOs are increasingly being called on to boost bottom lines by driving new revenue. Here’s how five IT leaders have transformed IT into engines for business growth.

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New US CIO appointments, June 2021

Congratulations to these “movers and shakers” recently hired or promoted into a new chief information officer role.

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What a successful AI team really looks like

Forget the tech giants’ rosters of data science PhDs. As AI moves into the enterprise, blended teams with business skills become more important for driving business value.

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How organizations are becoming more resilient in the wake of 2020

IDG editors discuss lessons in resilience learned by organizations in the aftermath of 2020, and what they're doing to prepare for future business disruptions.

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5 unpopular decisions every IT leader must make

Having to make difficult decisions may be the most challenging part of a CIO’s job. But from an organizational and career perspective, tough choices can be the most rewarding.

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CIOs take on the talent imperative

Following a year of intense stress and long hours, IT pros are on the move and in search of professional fulfillment, flexibility, and work-life balance. Here, four CIOs share their advice for creating an IT culture tech workers can't...

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CIO Leadership Live with Alan Cullop, SVP & CIO, DaVita

Alan Cullop, SVP & CIO at DaVita, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. They will discuss the AI in telemedicine, return-to-office strategies...

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IT’s silent career killer: Age discrimination

A pernicious issue in IT, age discrimination is on the rise — and not always easy to prove. Here are five ways to protect your IT career.

Raghu Sagi, CIO, Inspire Brands

How Inspire Brands IT serves up innovation at scale

CIO Raghu Sagi and his team are creating a multitentant architecture to improve customer experiences and worker productivity across seven restaurant brands.

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The hard truth about business-IT alignment

Building effective IT 101: Forget what you’ve heard about aligning IT to the business. In the digital era, IT-business integration is the true key to organizational success.

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What is CMMI? A model for optimizing development processes

The Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) helps organizations streamline process improvement, encouraging a productive, efficient culture that decreases risks in software, product, and service development.

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CIO Think Tank Roadmap Report: Reinventing IT

As companies accelerate out of pandemic disruption, how can IT meet increasing demands — and reap unprecedented benefits? In a series of virtual roundtables, dozens of IT leaders offered key insights about the road ahead.

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AAA automates road service scheduling

AAA has deployed digital appointment scheduling for members of its roadside assistance service. Increased adoption of digital channels says it might be AAA’s best fix yet.

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CMMI certifications: A complete guide

The CMMI institute offers certifications and training courses for individuals, appraisers, and instructors, but you’ll have to start at the associate level and work your way up.

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Baylor goes back to basics to build ERP for the future

To support its ambition to become a top-tier research institution, Baylor University overhauled its ERP systems, a process that required getting back to the fundamentals of business-IT collaboration.

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