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10 IT modernization mistakes to avoid

Modernizing IT takes more than just replacing old tech with newer models. It requires a nuanced strategy that considers business needs and objectives alongside technical capabilities.

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Summer 2019: Digital leaders level up

While some companies flirt with digital transformation, experimenting with one-off projects, others make it a key pillar of their enterprise business strategies. Read on to see how some 2019 CIO 100 award-winning organizations are...

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What is ITSM? Managing IT to serve business needs

IT service management (ITSM) is a set of policies, processes and procedures that helps businesses build structure around the lifecycle of IT services, from creation to management and upkeep.

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IT’s role in managing the customer journey

Customer experience (CX) today is paramount to more and more businesses. While technology has a role to play in CX, the starting point is understanding the friction created at each touch point within the customer journey.

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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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10 tips for job hunting while you’re still employed

Looking for a new job while you’re employed has advantages but it also comes with risks. Here’s how to approach your job search — without getting cut.

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Are you blinded by the promise of AI?

While many businesses are fueled by their ambition to implement AI initiatives, few understand how it can work for their businesses. How do we keep our AI ambitions in line with the business needs of our organization?

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Driving digital innovation: 6 steps to get company leaders on board

With technology revolutionizing the construction industry, Structure Tone needed to get company leaders up to speed and on board with digital innovation plans. So, the CIO created a six-step strategy.

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IT leadership’s new rules of engagement

CIOs driving digital transformation are operating from a different playbook than in the past, including more focus on customers, business strategy, and oversight of new revenue and functional areas.

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Enterprise architecture short- and long-term wins

As they incorporate business architecture into their practice, enterprise architects are becoming essential contributors to the success of their organization.

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Cleaning up the legacy mess so the business can innovate

Business innovation doesn’t come from cleaning up the mess common to many legacy systems. However, not fixing the mess can certainly slow or limit the ability to innovate.

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The future of IT leadership: 5 new roles CIOs must master

If you think technology leaders' jobs have changed a lot over the past few years, just wait. Here are five new roles all CIOs must take on in the years ahead.

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Are CIOs truly prepared for the next economic downturn?

Organizations found themselves in a precarious position during the last economic downturn. Here is a list of things to consider before the next one hits.

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CIOs must embrace a whole-brain approach to leadership. Here’s how

Leadership teams that embed whole-brain thinking across the enterprise drive greater financial results than those that don’t. These steps will help CIOs become whole-brain thinkers.

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How to prepare for (and ace) the technical interview

Technical interviews can make or break your chances for landing a new job. Here’s how to prepare yourself for success, even if you’re a self-taught programmer.

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10 customer experience strategies IT should target next

CIO are increasingly being asked to help attract, manage and support customers. These technologies and practices can help enhance your company’s CX and fuel revenue for your digital transformation.

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It’s all about the data

Gaining control of an enterprise’s data is a key element in taming enterprise complexity. But control without understanding is a recipe for trouble. Understanding data is an obligation of every enterprise architect.

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What’s in the DNA of an innovator?

An innovation practice starts with a leader who can articulate the tangible value to the organization by cultivating key relationships, developing resiliency and understanding the financials, strategies, markets, products and...

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