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Design thinking: The secret to digital success

Design thinking has become a key practice for enterprises crafting digital products with the end user in mind. CIO.com spoke to design thinking practitioners to understand why and how organizations are leveraging it.

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5 machine learning success stories: An inside look

IT leaders share how they are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to generate business insights.

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Reimagining your organization as an intelligent enterprise

Companies that did the work to become flexible, adaptable, and anticipatory have been well-positioned to respond to the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis. It's not too late for your organization to make that shift. Here's how to start....

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Digitizing industrial products at Cummins

Sherry Aaholm, CIO of the $23 billion engine manufacturer, shares her strategy for creating foundational change at scale

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CIO's Guide to COVID-19

With the novel COVID-19 coronavirus refusing to abate in hotspots around the world, the editors of CIO.com compiled a collection of resources to help IT mangers navigate the pandemic now and into 2021.

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3 factors for implementing contact tracing in the workplace

As businesses plan to return to the office, CIOs need to develop a contact tracing strategy for a safe working environment.

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6 common project management mistakes — and how to avoid them

Projects seldom go as planned, leaving project managers with any number of small fires to put out. Here are the most common issues projects encounter and how to get things back on track.

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4 tips for quick automation wins

COVID-19 has enterprises eyeing automation to streamline operations and solve business issues spurred by the pandemic. IT leaders share tips for achieving quick, sustainable success.

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CIOs rethink the 18-month IT plan, post-COVID

The dramatic events of 2020 have IT leaders adjusting mid-range roadmaps on the fly, fast-tracking productivity, automation and customer initiatives while forgoing previously planned upgrades.

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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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How AI is reshaping healthcare during COVID-19 -- and beyond

Before the COVID-19 crisis, AI and machine learning technologies had just begun to move beyond the pilot stage at large healthcare companies -- but that's changing fast.

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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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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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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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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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10 reasons why digital transformations fail

Culture shock, competing priorities, resistance to change and talent deficits — if you’ve encountered any of the following issues, you may want to re-evaluate your digital transformation.

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11 ways to cut hidden fat from your IT budget

As the economy takes a turn and IT budget forecasts slip downward, it’s time to tighten up your technical stack — before the CFO comes calling.

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