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10 ways to get value from your system integrator's quality review

Though the SI's proposals focus on the benefits the client is intended to receive from these quality reviews, the SIs are actually realizing a large portion of the benefits. Here’s how to ensure you benefit as well.

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Being Black in IT: 3 tech leaders share their stories

You can’t offer solutions to racial problems in tech without a broader understanding of actual career experiences. Three Black tech professionals step forward to tell their stories.

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Lennox enlists BI to anticipate COVID-19 supply chain disruptions

With the pandemic significantly upending global supply chains, the HVAC manufacturer quickly rolled out a BI dashboard to predict, respond to and get ahead of potential problems.

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4 steps to a more resilient, multi-generational IT workforce

Intergenerational differences among tech workers can create collaboration challenges and a culture of blame when things go wrong — particularly in the heightened anxiety of today’s business environment. The CIO is in a unique position...

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5 tips for remote IT onboarding

If you’re hiring during the pandemic, onboarding can be tricky. IT leaders share advice for developing a secure, seamless onboarding process for new IT hires at a distance.

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From CIO to CEO: 10 tips for taking your career to the top

CIOs turned presidents and CEOs discuss their rise to the top and offer insights for IT leaders considering similar leaps.

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The art (and science) of the IT project pivot

Shifting business needs and faltering progress are just a few reasons why an IT project needs course-correction. Here’s how to recognize the signs and make difficult changes for the good.

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New CIO appointments, July 2020

Find up-to-date news about executives who have been recently hired or promoted into a new chief information officer or chief technical officer role.

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Diversity in tech: 3 stories of perseverance and success

IT organizations need to create cultures of inclusion and break through the unconscious bias found in traditional hiring and management practices.

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7 attributes to look for in a deputy IT leader

The CIO has become pivotal — and demanding. But having a trusted No. 2 can help ease the pain. Here's how to find the best second-in-command.

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The CIO’s return to the workplace playbook

IT executives will face unique challenges when employees begin returning to the workplace. Here are seven key questions every CIO must answer in devising their optimal plan.

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HSBC banks on startup for AI guardrails during coronavirus crisis

The bank is using software from startup CognitiveScale to monitor its AI algorithms for bias, data drift, and other business risks, says Gavin Munroe, HSBC's global CIO of retail and wealth banking.

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Managing work from the front

Being a frontline manager requires a careful negotiation between the business and the engineers. If we focus our efforts on needs, we’ll always be doing the right things.

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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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Ellie Mae turns to AI for autonomous threat hunting

The mortgage processor is using threat intelligence, predictive analytics, and AI to proactively hunt advanced persistent threats like ransomware.

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20 reasons why software projects fail

From outsized expectations to fundamental feature changes, software development projects get derailed — or declared failures — thanks to a variety of project management and technical factors.

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8 key IT lessons learned from the COVID-19 crisis

IT’s heroic response to the pandemic has highlighted the technologies, strategies and culture necessary to drive success going forward.

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4 ways to run a leaner dev team

Covid-19 has brought many challenges for today's IT leaders, including continuing to drive new value without adding talent or increasing budget. Here's a new look at running lean.

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