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The 10 most in-demand tech jobs for 2021 — and how to hire for them

From security pros to developers to analysts, the battle for the best IT talent wages. Here’s what to look for (and what to offer) when hiring for the 10 most in-demand jobs for 2021.

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5 tips for leading IT remotely

With WFH and hybrid workplace strategies stretching into 2021, IT leaders must settle in to new work habits to ensure success in leading IT from afar.

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Public cloud: Real-world examples of strategic success

Companies are increasingly leveraging the public cloud as a strategic tool for digital transformation. IT leaders lend advice on driving business agility and innovation in the public cloud.

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IT leaders’ top 15 takeaways from 2020

From IT’s resilience to the importance of being intentional, CIOs share insights on what 2020 has taught them about IT’s value to the business and what it means to work as a team.

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10 lies CIOs tell themselves

If Achilles had been a CIO, self-deception would be his heel. He’d be sure business-IT alignment is tight, information security bulletproof, and all projects come in on time. CIOs set the stage for disaster by fooling themselves.

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4 trends fueling hybrid-work strategies in 2021

In 2021, IT leaders will equip reconfigured corporate offices with hoteling and contract-tracing tools and automate more business processes while extending their cybersecurity coverage.

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Why ERP projects fail: Finding the gaps in your program plans

Skipping steps in the implementation process can cost your company dearly. Here's what to look for—and look out for.

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Carrier and AWS partner on innovative cold-chain platform

The cold-chain storage specialist and public cloud provider are building a digital logistics network for perishables such as food and medicines.

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Customer-focused IT: A key CIO imperative, post-COVID

The pandemic has amplified the need to reach customers through digital channels. Here’s how IT leaders in nearly every industry are responding.

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Precision transformation starts with a wide-angle lens

These 5 steps can help you capture big-picture transformation needs and execute on the things that really matter.

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6 tips for managing your project budget

Budget overruns are a project manager's nightmare. These budget management strategies will keep your project budget under control and your stakeholders happy — even during uncertain times.

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Phillip Morris CTO scraps bimodal IT for consumer-centric model

The company’s technology transformation ties together back-office and customer-facing digital channels, says CTO Michael Voegele.

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Perfect strangers: How CIOs and CISOs can get along

The rise of security as a strategic imperative has altered the relationship between IT and infosec leaders. Here’s how CIOs and CISOs can become better partners.

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Driving Emerson’s evolution from electronics to smart devices

To ensure that Emerson makes products customers care about, CIO Jake Fritz leads through empowerment, engagement, and collaboration.

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Top 5 strategic priorities for IT leaders in 2021

IT leaders from tech, insurance, and finance sectors share their strategic priorities for 2021. Self-service solutions, edge computing, analytics, and low-code development top CIOs’ roadmaps.

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Measuring IT project success post-COVID—and 4 leadership lessons learned

Despite challenges, the pandemic has unearthed opportunities from both a technology and strategic standpoint and has introduced new ways to measure the business value of digitization projects.

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Rémy Cointreau ports SAP to the cloud to help sell more cognac

The French liquor company blended its two SAP instances and migrated them to Google’s cloud to gain a better understanding of its customers.

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10 traits of highly effective project managers

To be a truly great project manager has taken on new meaning in 2020. You must be a strategic business partner fully vested in organizational success — and be able to roll with inevitable setbacks. Here’s how to stand out from the...

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CIOs reshape IT culture in wake of pandemic

IT leaders are leaning on lessons learned from the pandemic to redefine IT cultures and refine IT strategies as they move toward a new year of uncertainty.

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13 'best practices' IT should avoid at all costs

From telling everyone they're your customer to establishing a cloud strategy, these "industry best practices" are sure to sink your chances of IT success.

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