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4 questions to ask before recruiting student talent for your innovation practice

Leveraging student talent in innovation and prototyping opens the door to unconventional ways of solutioning, serving as an invaluable innovation asset.

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What is Lean Six Sigma? Blending methodologies to reduce waste and improve efficiency

Lean and Six Sigma are the perfect pair when it comes to improving customer value by reducing waste, boosting productivity and reducing defects and variations in products and services.

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Workforce analytics: Measuring employee productivity in the agile era

CIOs seeking to quantify employee performance and productivity are turning to analytics with business value benchmarks baked in — but can collaboration and agility be accurately gauged?

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Replicate knowledge to save your teams from the future

Defining and replicating knowledge by investing in your team members will help future-proof your company, and save you time and money, too.

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Product-based IT makeover pays off at PVH

The parent company of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger shifted to agile in delivering an innovative digital assistant that increases sales and enhances the retail experience.

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How to build a next-generation IT workforce

With baby boomers on the way out and new generations ready to fill the void, companies are cross-pollinating expertise to fill the talent gap and modernize IT.

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An enterprise leader’s guide to the changing landscape of technology innovation

We are seeing work split into two broad camps: those that build and support technology, and those that do work that technology cannot (or which we, as a society, are not yet prepared to) automate. As this shift takes root, enterprise...

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The innovation agenda: 4 tips for creating your own disruption

It's no secret that large organizations are at risk of being disrupted by smaller, more nimble competitors. Transformation-minded CIOs should seize this opportunity and create conditions for innovation to thrive.

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Your guide to top tech conferences 2019

CIO.com's directory of technology conferences makes it easy to find events coming to a convention center near you and those worth traveling to.

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Why are my projects failing?

Is your IT organization struggling to deliver projects successfully? If so, you're right there with a majority of the IT organizations in the world and it's killing your credibility.

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To make tech more inclusive, you must first understand why it isn’t

The industry needs to take a look inward before looking outward.

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At State Street, design thinking drives digital strategy

Narratives form a key component of State Street’s design thinking strategy, which fuels the firm’s digital transformation.

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What is a customer journey map? A new playbook CIOs must master

CIOs driving digital business strategy must now master customer experience. That means working with marketing on a critical initiative: the customer journey map.

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Kaiser Permanente’s digital transformation is creating a healthier America

Kaiser Permanente uses technology to improve personal health, community health, and medical excellence. EVP and CIO Dick Daniels explains how they do it.

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3 ways to take charge of disruption

Technology leaders have an opportunity to be more influential and demonstrate the value and capabilities of their existing organizations. To do this, they’ll need to get disruptive.

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Product funding and the burden of agility

Agile organizations are still accountable for their ROI, and just because they adopted lean principles doesn’t mean they are lean.

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CIOs on the move and in the news

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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IT ROI: 10 tips for selling (and proving) the value of IT

The digital era has placed greater scrutiny on delivering business value — and changed the equation for establishing and evaluating an IT project’s return on investment.

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AI helps Land O' Lakes churn data into sales

The Fortune 500 dairy giant is leveraging data and artificial intelligence to optimize pricing, target sales, and forecast future demand.

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9 reasons good employees leave — and how you can prevent it

Talent is your biggest asset, and while you’ll never eliminate employee turnover, the following strategies can help you keep your best.

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