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Diane Schwarz, CIO, Johnson Controls

How Johnson Controls is going ‘digital to the core’

As the multinational conglomerate transforms to bring cutting-edge digital products and services to customers, CIO Diane Schwarz ensures that it is digital on the inside as well.

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CIO vs. CTO: Chief collaborators in tech

The line between CIO and CTO roles is increasingly blurring. Here’s how to these roles traditional differentiate, how they are converging, and how they can work together to create business value.

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Toyota turns to AI to speed credit decisioning

Toyota Financial Services’ Intelligent Financing Decision Engine leverages machine learning and massive data sets to accelerate credit decisioning and improve customer and dealer experience.

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Why Big Tech can't crack healthcare

Technologists cannot disrupt healthcare without a complete understanding of the operating model. Co-creation is the best path forward.

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How Carrier IT built a new culture (during a spinoff and a pandemic)

CIO Joe Schulz and the digital team seized the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create a metrics-based, customer-focused culture for IT.

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Hispanic IT leaders pioneer new paths to the top

Despite increased focus on diversity in today’s IT, Hispanics are still grappling with how to stand out, yet blend in, in what remains a white male-dominated IT culture.

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5 questions with CIO-turned-CEO Ted Colbert

The Boeing Global Services president and CEO shares the leadership wisdom he lives by and why it’s not IT’s job to give the business what it wants.

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3 tips for combatting not-invented-here syndrome

Company culture and internal politics can block ideas at any time as they make their perilous journey from concept to value. These techniques will help you knock down those barriers to innovation.

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How to win over your board of directors

A 15-minute board presentation can make or break a promising career. Leaders offer CIOs advice meeting board needs and expectations and winning their lasting support and respect.

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10 impediments to IT innovation

From inefficient IT operations to an inability to upskill at pace, innovation is often undercut by ingrained organizational issues that IT leaders must change.

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7 techniques to enhance your power to persuade

In the workplace, influence is the ability to move someone’s thinking, actions, or decisions in a way that advances your business objectives. These seven concepts and techniques will give your influence skills a boost.

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New US CIO appointments, September 2021

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

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CIO transformation: From order-taker to changemaker

Looking to take a step up in your CIO career? IT leaders and executive advisors outline key strategies for earning a more prominent, impactful role.

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What is AIOps? Injecting intelligence into IT operations

Organizations seeking to better monitor IT assets are turning to artificial intelligence to get ahead of performance issues and to automate fixes before negative impacts are felt.

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7 IT metrics that matter most

As the number of IT metrics multiply, it’s important to zero in on the key indicators that offer at-a-glance insights on essential enterprise functions.

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Public cloud: 4 success stories

The public cloud has been a booster shot for digital transformation during the pandemic. IT leaders offer advice on driving efficiency and agility in the cloud.

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7 hot digital transformation trends — and 3 going cold

The pandemic has seen organizations doubling down on true transformation. Here’s how digital initiatives are reshaping technology strategies and revolutionizing how work gets done.

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American Air Filter Europe unifies ERP under S/4HANA

Data cleansing proves key to migrating a hodgepodge of ERP systems in 14 countries to a unified sales and warehouse strategy in SAP’s cloud.

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