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The CIO’s return to the workplace playbook

IT executives will face unique challenges when employees begin returning to the workplace. Here are seven key questions every CIO must answer in devising their optimal plan.

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The 15 most valuable IT certifications today

Looking for a leg up in your IT career? Here are the most valuable IT certifications you can earn to boost your salary in 2020.

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Preparing your organization for post-traumatic growth

Research shows that the vast majority of those who experience stress will also experience growth. Here's how to create space for both pain and gain in your organization.

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20 reasons why software projects fail

From outsized expectations to fundamental feature changes, software development projects get derailed — or declared failures — thanks to a variety of project management and technical factors.

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8 key IT lessons learned from the COVID-19 crisis

IT’s heroic response to the pandemic has highlighted the technologies, strategies and culture necessary to drive success going forward.

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CIOs seek digital momentum coming out of crisis mode

CIOs who scrambled to support remote workforces during the COVID-19 pandemic are padding their digital operating models with practices and tools geared for digital transformation.

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11 steps to insourcing success

Thinking about insourcing currently outsourced IT work to cut costs or make good on a long-term strategic plan? Here’s how to do it right.

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Virtual environments: The universal equalizer for the workforce

Connecting people across geographies allows for different perspectives that generate new ideas and innovation. Could a virtual workplace be the answer to better business performance?

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7 low-cost, high-impact IT initiatives you can launch today

Launching an impactful project doesn't have to break your budget. Here are seven performance-boosting initiatives to push your organization forward — even in lean times.

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Taking the helm in a pandemic: Incoming Intermountain CIO prioritizes partnerships

Ryan Smith is set to join Intermountain Healthcare as CIO during a coronavirus crisis that has accelerated virtual care initiatives. Here’s how he landed — and is approaching — the role remotely.

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Rethinking IT strategy post-COVID-19

After a herculean effort to enable remote work at scale, IT organizations are ramping up innovation efforts to address the challenges and create new opportunities for doing business in a post-pandemic world.

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How CIOs create and drive new ways of engagement

How do business leaders help employees and customers thrive when they are stressed, fearful and longing for authentic human connections?

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How platform thinking drives innovation at Visteon

Raman Mehta, CIO, discusses the shift from traditional manufacturing to software engineering at one of the world’s largest cockpit electronics companies.

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The new CIO charter

CIOs’ expanding management and revenue-generation responsibilities are cementing their roles as business leaders. Traditional technologists need not apply.

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Making employee experience a CIO priority

Employee dissatisfaction can have a long-term negative impact on your business. Here’s how to turn things around.

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What is process mining? Refining business processes with data analytics

Process mining helps organizations gather insightful data to evaluate the reliability, efficiency and productivity of business processes throughout the company.

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6 ways to make IT operations more efficient

As CIOs head into uncertain economic times, operational efficiency again takes center stage. Here’s how to streamline IT operations and trim budget while still fueling business growth.

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Companies embrace emerging tech in return-to-office prep

Machine learning, mobile software and videoconferencing are among the technologies enterprises are adopting to lay the groundwork for welcoming employees back safely to corporate offices.

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