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6 reasons to invest in enterprise architecture tools

EA software can bring order to the innerworkings of your enterprise’s sprawling technical operations. Here is the upside of mapping and cataloging — and some cautions about where the real magic resides.

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NJ Transit leverages data for bus and rail transformation

NJ Transit CTO Faisal Jameel has launched a data-driven overhaul to transform how the third-largest public transit agency in the US serves its passengers.

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How Brunswick IT enables digital business

CIO Mike Adams shares how the company has designed its digital and data platforms to put the customer at the center of its products, services, and digital ecosystem, underpinned by enterprise architecture.

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CIOs battle product management pitfalls

Product management is increasingly the preferred method of delivering digital capabilities. Yet the transition from a project-based mindset is rife with challenges, say IT leaders and experts.

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CIOs cash in on COVID heroics

IT leaders’ pandemic response has increased their visibility and importance, making them more marketable in landing new gigs, promotions, and greater stakes.

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Why You Need an Execution Advantage

Modern businesses are made up of a complex interconnected fabric of processes, all dedicated to delivering business outcomes. Every company has a given execution capacity to perform these processes, based upon the level of...

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7 management books every CIO must read

Keeping pace with evolving management concepts and practices is as important as monitoring the latest IT trends. These seven books will ensure that your business management skills keep pace with your IT knowledge.

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Top 20 project management methodologies

Choosing the right project management methodology is essential. Here are the 20 most popular project management methodologies (PMMs) in practice today.

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IT execs join forces, pledging to promote diversity in technology

CIOs committed to creating more career opportunities in IT for underrepresented communities are asking 5,000 of their peers to join an organized effort to drive meaningful change.

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The ‘why’ of digital transformation is the key to unlocking value

Too many leadership teams focus on the ‘how’ or ‘what’ of their digitalization projects – which makes the destination less clear and can lead to negative ROI.

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7 IT leadership lessons learned from COVID-19

IT leaders from HP, McAfee, Johnson Controls, and other enterprises reflect on what they learned after leading teams through a full year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Knowing where the line is in IT risk management

Not all risk is a raging fire. Technology projects should be weighed against your organization’s broader risk appetite.

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How the governments of Africa are prioritising resilience in the pandemic era

For governments and public sector agencies across Africa, investment in IT is no longer a luxury. In many cases, it has become the only way for the public sector to continue to serve its citizens during the Covid-19 pandemic. This...

Mike Wisler, CIO, M&T Bank

M&T Bank branches out to bridge skills gap

With apprenticeships, boot camps, college courses, and internships, CIO Mike Wisler is ramping up in-house developer staffing as part of a strategy for which diversity is key.

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How to build (and sustain) high-performing IT teams

With shorter chains of command and by ‘not shooting for perfection,’ CIOs are emerging from the chaos of 2020 with higher-performing technology teams.

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Women IT leaders reset the CIO-CISO relationship

AvidXchange CIO Angelic Gibson and CISO Christina Quaine are bridging the gap between IT and security by drawing on their experiences as women rising the ranks in IT.

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Top IT spending priorities for 2021

IT budget priorities reflect the pandemic’s ongoing effects, with IT leaders earmarking more for improving remote work, expanding digital initiatives, and enhancing customer experience.

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CIO Hall of Fame honorees

Meet the CIOs enshrined in the CIO Hall of Fame — from the Class of 1997 to the Class of 2021.

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