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4 tips for quick automation wins

COVID-19 has enterprises eyeing automation to streamline operations and solve business issues spurred by the pandemic. IT leaders share tips for achieving quick, sustainable success.

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Dick’s Sporting Goods leans into curbside delivery amid coronavirus

After shuttering its stores in April, the retailer offers customers contactless curbside pickup. The modification of its in-store pickup service is the latest wrinkle in Dick’s omnichannel strategy.

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Tech Resume Library: 17 downloadable templates for IT pros

A well-crafted resume will attract recruiters, HR pros and hiring managers, but getting it just right is a daunting task. To jump start the process, Insider Pro has assembled this collection of real resumes revamped by professional...

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CIOs rethink the 18-month IT plan, post-COVID

The dramatic events of 2020 have IT leaders adjusting mid-range roadmaps on the fly, fast-tracking productivity, automation and customer initiatives while forgoing previously planned upgrades.

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National Response Portal enables hospital data sharing to combat coronavirus

Several large U.S. healthcare systems have teamed with Google and SADA to establish an open data platform to provide hospitals and government officials granular views of ICU and ventilator utilization at the local level.

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Secrets of successful business-IT co-creation

Great things happen when business and IT define and solve problems together. Here’s how to make the shift — and deliver results.

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Freddie Mac banks on modern delivery

Frank Nazzaro, CIO of Freddie Mac, explains how the modern delivery software development model, which goes beyond Agile, increases development velocity and quality.

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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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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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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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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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