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Top IT spending priorities for 2018

From customer experience to digital transformation, here’s where IT leaders are directing their technology spend this year.

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CIOs need to bridge the gap between IT and marketing

CIOs and CMOs need to demolish boundaries and find ways to streamline collaboration in a way that improves their marketing team's access to proprietary corporate data.

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No dilemma for innovators in healthcare

Despite the slow pace of adoption for new technology-enabled solutions, there is an unprecedented opportunity today in healthcare’s digital transformation today. Innovators need to operate with an abundance mindset.

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Loot Crate ERP implementation leads to innovation

The collectibles subscription startup embraces NetSuite for its ERP and builds a critical assortment planner application with the cloud software company's help.

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11 keys to a successful outsourcing relationship

Strategic outsourcing is a two-way street. Here’s how to increase your likelihood of getting the best from your IT service providers.

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How AI is reshaping IT operations

IT organizations are adopting AI-based tools to improve support, optimize infrastructure, and predict system breakdowns, freeing up staff for higher-value tasks.

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The often-overlooked value of moving to the cloud

CIOs are closer to modern technology infrastructure than they may realize.

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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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The retail CIO’s storybook

From ugly ducklings to ants and grasshoppers: three 21st century fables for retailers.

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The pros and cons of outsourcing data analytics

Organizations are increasingly tapping service providers to glean insights from their data. Here are the benefits and risks of analytics outsourcing.

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Taking responsibility for responsible AI

AI’s future is wide open – which is why we need to shape its effects on people and society.

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The future of CRM

What is the state of CRM and where should CRM tool vendors be going? Here's what CIOs have to say.

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Onshore vs. offshore: 8 trends driving IT support back home

When it comes to IT outsourcing, more companies are reporting plans to increase spending nearer to their own shores than “offshore.” This has several implications for CIOs and IT leaders.

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Do you have what it takes to be an interim CIO?

The interim CIO is the most prestigious temp job in IT. It’s not an easy role, but those who make it their profession appreciate its rewards.

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CIO playbook: 10 tips for leading IT in the digital era

From navigating politics to jettisoning ROI, CIOs from Bharti Airtel, Land O'Lakes and the United Nations shared tips for IT leadership in disruptive times during a panel at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.

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CIO Leadership Live with James Rinaldi, CIO, Director for Information Technology, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Ep 11

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson talks with James Rinaldi, CIO at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab, about opening up data silos and driving data transformation; having a seat at the table to lead change; and using technology to explore...

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Psychologically, all C-suite executives must overcome these 3 traits

“Emotional intelligence” is a popular buzzword in today’s business climate. Indeed, it is commonly cited as an essential building block of strong corporate culture, and employers often give it just as much weight as “hard” skills...

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Avoid these digital transformation false starts

Expert CIO Bruce Lee discusses three traps that can trip up CIOs as they drive digital transformation initiatives.

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