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Making the shift to product-based IT

Many organizations are shifting from project-based IT to product-based delivery. Here’s how they overcome common obstacles and drive success in concert with business stakeholders.

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Digital transformation is more than a slogan

Digital transformation requires vision, leadership, process change, and technology. Equally important, though, is to change the company’s culture, says Arthur Hu, CIO of Lenovo.

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What is COBIT? A framework for alignment and governance

COBIT is an IT management framework developed by the ISACA to help businesses develop, organize and implement strategies around information management and governance.

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One CIO’s perspective on the people, process and technology formula for business success

According to IBM, business transformation initiatives often ignore the people aspect of change initiatives. Drew Saur, CIO of the Palmer Family of Companies has always focused on people first, process second and technology third. Saur...

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Grooming future IT leaders

How can CIOs improve their grooming of future leaders?

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TBM success stories: Improving the value of IT

CIOs are turning to financial analytics to automate technology business management (TBM), a framework for aligning the value of IT services with the cost to produce them.

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Price of entry or corporate strategy: how pharma and biotech are approaching digital health

Eliminating friction and creating value are driving investments in digital health in the pharma/ biotech sector. However, the value drivers are unique to the sector.

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The new CIO playbook (psst…this works well for other IT leadership jobs, too)

Newly appointed CIOs have a limited window of opportunity to establish the credibility and relationships they need to implement their change agendas. This playbook may not guarantee success, but it can go a long way towards reducing...

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ITIL 4: ITSM gets agile

Launching in Q1 this year, ITIL 4 is a major overhaul of the popular ITSM framework that adds more clarity for businesses trying to automate, streamline and implement ITSM processes.

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7 things IT should be automating

Automation can reap efficiencies, reduce errors, and free up staff for higher-value tasks — especially when undertaken as part of a companywide strategic effort. Here’s where to start.

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The future of the CIO

How different will the CIO role be in, say, 2023?

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AI proves its value in improving customer experiences

Organizations are transforming artificial intelligence into business wins, thanks to initiatives aimed at improving customer outcomes.

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EMEA CIOs most likely to scale digital initiatives in 2019

But CIOs still have to safeguard their digital journey.

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5 ways a global presence can benefit your tech company

Now is the best time to go global with your tech company. The advantages come in form of multifaceted choices at every level for your business. Moreover, given the unpredictability of the U.S. immigration laws, a global tech presence...

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How to create a culture of innovation

Companies are increasingly looking to IT to develop new products and services. Here’s how to transform your IT organization into an innovation engine.

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Strategic IT Governance 2.0 – A business imperative for competitive success

As C-suite executives recognize technology as a core business strategy, management teams of business/IT personnel need to focus on aligning projects to strategic objectives, ensuring discipline of governance processes, and providing...

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The digital CIO’s New Year reflections and resolutions

During the digital transformation, IT becomes one of the most critical factors of the business’s long-term success. IT reflection shouldn’t be too shallow, IT resolution shouldn’t be too empty and setting metrics shouldn’t be a too...

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7 key IT investments for 2019 (and 3 going cold)

Technology investments are both soaring and falling as digital transformation grips enterprises of all types and sizes. Here's a look at 2019's likely tech hot and cold spots.

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