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What a successful AI team really looks like

Forget the tech giants’ rosters of data science PhDs. As AI moves into the enterprise, blended teams with business skills become more important for driving business value.

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Three reasons for three bullet points

“Rules of Three” abound in presentation principles.

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Developing data science skills in-house: Real-world lessons

Organizations are looking inward to fill data science needs, developing the culture, courses and programs necessary to deepen data analytics expertise.

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10 best entry-level IT certifications to launch your career

IT certifications can verify your knowledge in different skillsets, boost your pay and set you apart from other entry-level candidates. Here are 10 entry-level certifications worth pursuing.

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10 top-ranked tech MBA programs for 2018

Here are 2018’s top 10 technology-focused MBA programs in the U.S., as ranked by US News & World Report.

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IT skills gap: Facts vs. fictions

With demand for top talent outpacing supply, organizations are scrambling for any edge. But any successful hiring strategy begins with a clear understanding of talent gap truths and FUD.

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CMMI certifications: A complete guide

The CMMI institute offers certifications for individuals, appraisers and instructors, but you’ll have to start at the associate level and work your way up.

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More tech companies drop college degree requirement

Apple, Google and others join IBM in dropping the requirement that candidates have a college degree -- and that’s great for diversity.

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Diversity helps fuel Capital One’s digital journey

For Capital One, accelerating digital transformation starts with programs aimed at fostering greater diversity and inclusion.

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Your guide to top tech conferences 2018-2019

CIO.com's sortable, searchable directory of technology conferences makes it easy to find events coming to a convention center near you (or ones worth a trip out of town).

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The hottest skills for tech contractors

Contractor hiring is on the rise. Discover the hottest skills for tech contractors and why employers are sourcing these skills from the independent workforce.

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JPMorgan Chase invests in agile platforms, digital talent

At JPMorgan Chase, CIO Lori Beer is harnessing agile, APIs and microservices, and looking for new talent to help the banking giant stave off digital disruption.

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ITIL Foundation certification: 6 tips for acing the exam

ITIL experts offer firsthand insights into the best way to prepare for — and pass — the ITIL Foundation certification exam.

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What is a data artist? A role for drawing IT and business together

Data artists bridge the gap between business and IT by creating data visualizations that can be quickly understood by business leaders to help accelerate decision-making.

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How Schneider Electric grooms 'digital experts' to spark transformation

Girding for the industrial IoT age, CIO Elizabeth Hackenson is training up her IT staff to think and act more digitally in an effort to spread strategic tech across Schneider’s business segments.

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Maximizing your training strategy

Organizations that simply make training available will fall behind in their digital transformation. Implementing, and then maximizing, an internal training strategy is the key to staying competitive in today’s business landscape.

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The 8 essential skills your IT team must possess

Increasingly, finding a promising candidate who fits the bill on all these skills is challenging or down right impossible.

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New CIO? Your transition playbook in 10 (not-so-easy) steps

What you accomplish in the first six months of taking over an IT leadership role is critical. The following 10 steps will help you navigate the rocky transition, get your IT house in order and set a clear path toward a strong...

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