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Survey insights: the state of agile and the path forward

Where are we today, and what does the future look like for agile?

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5 misconceptions CIOs still have about agile

Agile has made great headway in the enterprise, but common misconceptions prevent organizations from making the most of the methodology.

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5 ways to use artificial intelligence to scale your business strategy

Intelligent technology expectations and returns remain unclear and will require the extrapolation of data and algorithms to solidify product ideas and investments.

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Flipping the script: Business leaders must learn the language of IT

At a time when seemingly every company is becoming a technology company, experts say it’s incumbent on the business to learn about the technologies shaping their digital transformations.

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5 biggest IT compliance headaches and how to address them

Industry experts discuss what new regulations concerning data and technology mean for organizations and what IT can do to mitigate security and compliance issues, both old and new.

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What happens when you use third-party services in digital transformation?

Tips for achieving higher digital ROI and faster time to impact.

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12 data science mistakes to avoid

Well-managed analytics initiatives can reap organizational gold. But succumb to one of these common mistakes, and your data science operations can quickly go wrong.

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Should you let IT teams choose their own collaboration tools?

CIOs should give IT departments the freedom to choose the collaboration tools that work best for them — without losing sight of security and compliance.

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Digital disruption drives CIOs to double down on innovation

From digital twinning to reverse pitching to crowdsourcing, CIOs are exploring innovative ways to facilitate digital transformations.

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Complexity a killer when it comes to digital transformation success

To reduce the complexity of a digital transformation initiative, think of it as a collection of smaller pieces, not one monster application or infrastructure.

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For government CIOs, accountability comes without authority

Federal CIO Suzette Kent sees progress for federal CIOs, but says more needs to be done to make tech leaders full-fledged partners with top agency brass.

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Digital transformation needs an effective IT strategy

To lift IT performance from “bad” to “good,” conventional strategies, stricter cost controls and increased governance may suffice. However, to become “great”, CIOs need to innovate the way they manage technology during digital...

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7 ways to embrace shadow IT and win

Shining a light on shadow IT can reveal potentially useful and productive technologies. Here's how to meet employees' hidden needs — reliably and securely.

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5 imperatives for CIOs in this ‘measure everything’ era

As a CIO, the only constant is change, new requirements, new demands and less budget. This article looks at the factors a successful CIO will need to embrace to be successful in this new age of instrumentation where everything has a...

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CIO Hall of Fame honorees

Meet the CIOs enshrined in the the CIO Hall of Fame — from the Class of 1997 to the Class of 2018.

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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 possibilities and perils of platforms

There is a lot of buzz around the notion of platforms. This article communicates how platforms start with evaluating the organization's operating model to identify areas to expose one's firm as a platform. Once the business vision...

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2018 CIO 100 winners: Recognizing IT excellence

Now in its 31st year, the CIO 100 celebrates 100 IT organizations for driving digital business growth through tech innovation.

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SAP Ariba’s platform strategy

A discussion with Barry Padgett, President, SAP Ariba.

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How to break the CIO mold — and become a business leader

CIO, reinvent thyself: Here’s how forward-thinking tech leaders are shedding the back-office order-taker role to become bona fide digital business leaders.

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