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Sprint calls on open source analytics to prevent cyberfraud

Sprint’s open source Elastic Stack analytics implementation helped the mobile device and network provider reduce mobile phone fraud by 90 percent.

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The workforce awakens: IT’s impact on engaged employees

Employees are most satisfied when being productive, so engage your IT workforce to make an impact on all the employees within the organization.

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What CIOs think about data governance

Data has become the life blood of organizations, but who should govern it?

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What my backyard squirrel taught me about technical debt

The squirrel is a metaphor for technical debt that gobbles up the vast majority of healthcare IT budgets today.

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Looking to upskill IT staff? An LMS may be key

Learning management systems (LMS) are moving out of the academic realm and finding a niche within enterprise IT departments to improve skills acquisition and boost engagement.

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12 signs your strategic partnership has gone wrong

The most successful IT partnerships are continuously evaluated. Here’s how to tell a strategic IT relationship is on the rocks — and how to get it back on track.

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Life after CIO: Making the move to the vendor side

Dan Galdenzi, chief growth officer at NASCO, discusses how he went from CIO at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont to a sales and product leadership position.

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3 stages of digital transformation for exponential growth

Digital transformations create network economies and growth, but where does your enterprise begin and where does it keep going?

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How brainy business bots will boost productivity

AI-fueled chatbots aim to make work easier for human employees.

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What job security lessons can CIOs learn from the NFL?

The on-the-job management challenges confronting CIOs and NFL coaches are very similar. Their average job tenures are similar as well. CIOs seeking to improve their personal job security might be well-advised to spend a little more...

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How Monsanto leverages startups to catalyze transformation

Monsanto’s Partnership Platform encourages external and internal collaboration to drive innovation and accelerate digital transformation across the company.

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How IT can still influence LOB tech spend in the digital era

The art of no: CIOs no longer control all their company’s technology spend. Here’s how to stop your business colleagues from making poor choices — without damaging IT-business relations.

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6 ways to train your internal team to maximize the value of consultants

Companies today typically staff major programs with internal talent who spend a majority of their time engaged in the day-to-day operations of the company. Their participation in projects is typically infrequent and usually part-time....

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Summer 2018: Changing the way we work

Digital technologies are reshaping work at CIO 100 award-winning organizations, empowering employees to shift focus to higher-value activities.

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What is TOGAF? An enterprise architecture methodology for business

TOGAF is an enterprise architecture framework that helps define business goals and align them with architecture objectives around enterprise software development.

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CIO Spotlight: Floor Bleeker, Mövenpick Group

Floor Bleeker wanted to be a chef, maybe a trader, but IT was not on his radar, until he was offered an internship at a small IT company in Aruba; the rest, as they say, is history.

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Are you a workplace bully? 9 questions that will help you find out

Corporations can’t afford to waste money on leaders who do more damage than they can ever make up for in results. So, if your answers to any of these questions indicate that you have tendency to be the bully, it’s time for some...

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10 technologies every CxO needs to understand as they move into the future

There was a time when every aspect of organizational technology fit squarely within the purview of the CIO. But ask any senior executive of any size company today, and they’ll tell you that things aren’t as clear cut as they used to...

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