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Are CIOs truly prepared for the next economic downturn?

Organizations found themselves in a precarious position during the last economic downturn. Here is a list of things to consider before the next one hits.

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CIOs must embrace a whole-brain approach to leadership. Here’s how

Leadership teams that embed whole-brain thinking across the enterprise drive greater financial results than those that don’t. These steps will help CIOs become whole-brain thinkers.

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How to prepare for (and ace) the technical interview

Technical interviews can make or break your chances for landing a new job. Here’s how to prepare yourself for success, even if you’re a self-taught programmer.

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10 customer experience strategies IT should target next

CIO are increasingly being asked to help attract, manage and support customers. These technologies and practices can help enhance your company’s CX and fuel revenue for your digital transformation.

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It’s all about the data

Gaining control of an enterprise’s data is a key element in taming enterprise complexity. But control without understanding is a recipe for trouble. Understanding data is an obligation of every enterprise architect.

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What’s in the DNA of an innovator?

An innovation practice starts with a leader who can articulate the tangible value to the organization by cultivating key relationships, developing resiliency and understanding the financials, strategies, markets, products and...

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IT resume makeover: Finding the right aesthetic and format

IT leaders must work to hone their resumes, but equally important is making sure the format and flow catch the attention of recruiters and application tracking systems alike.

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10 signs outdated IT systems are killing your business

When an IT asset turns into a business liability, an update or replacement is imperative. Here's how to know it's time to take action.

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5 outdated technology practices that doom digital transformations

What IT terms and concepts are dated – and what ideas are replacing them? More importantly, how do these outdated concepts doom and derail digital transformation programs?

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Who should really be driving digital transformation?

The C-suite is getting crowded with a growing number of digital leaders. Does this mark a shift to team-based leadership? Or can CIOs still lead transformations alone?

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Policy challenges will inhibit 5G growth If they are not properly addressed

Policymakers need to look beyond spectrum and international competition with China to threats to safety, security, privacy and competition.

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Business requirements: Tracing project deliverables to business goals

Any successfully executed IT project is guided by pre-defined business requirements. Here’s how to ensure project deliverables and resource allocation trace back to business needs.

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Digital transformation brings IT and LOB together

CIOs have an opportunity to shrink the distance between technology and line of business as IT takes a leadership role with digital business initiatives.

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What makes – and keeps – your company relevant?

Your customers, both external and internal, are asking: Why you? Why now? What makes you relevant? More important, they will ask the same question every day into the future. Remaining relevant is your biggest challenge for long-term...

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AI’s top use cases today

Enterprises are undertaking AI pilots and putting artificial intelligence into production. Here’s where leading organizations are placing their bets — and seeing early results.

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How to get that CIO position

Atilla Tinic, the new CIO at DISH Network, shares his strategy for pursuing and getting the position, plus how he approached his first 90 days on the job.

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How to establish a security culture within IT

It’s impossible to establish a security culture within a modern enterprise if it doesn’t already exist within IT. IT organizations should have pervasive and conspicuous security cultures that can serve as examples to all other parts...

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What CIOs need to know about low code software development

While most CIOs say they are deploying some form of low code today, the question is what will its impact be as it powers through the classic trough of disillusionment?

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Life after artificial intelligence

AI stands to be the most radically transformative technology ever developed by humankind. What hypothetical situations are looming right around the corner as AI technology rises?

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Can private online communities drive corporate cultural change?

“Many of the things that seem impossible now will become realities of tomorrow,” said Walt Disney. We are in the 4th Industrial Revolution, able to invent what our imagination dreams up. But it takes communities working together to...

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