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Former CIO helps IT leaders navigate AWS cloud journeys

CIOs turning to the cloud to fuel digital transformations have an ally advisor in Stephen Orban. The head of enterprise strategy at AWS knows exactly what they’re going through thanks to his cloud-first experience as CIO of Dow Jones....

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Risky AI business: Navigating regulatory and legal dangers to come

Artificial intelligence poses a wide range of hidden and unknown dangers for enterprises deploying the technology. Here’s how to guard against the legal and compliance risks of AI.

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How IT can both deliver business value and 'keep the lights on'

IT teams spend too much time on “daily churn” rather than delivering real value to the organization. Read how Mike Guggemos, CIO at Insight Enterprises tackled the problem.

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What does a CIO's 360 review even look like?

Effective CIOs need more than a performance review or even a 360 review. They need regular feedback and more management by walking around.

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5 early warning signs of project failure

Far too many projects still do not meet intended goals. Here are five leading indicators of a failing project that — when caught — can drastically improve your project’s chances for success.

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Why your company needs a CHRO

What’s the biggest HR mistake you can make? Not hiring a chief human resources officer. Here’s what to look for in filling this key workplace culture leadership role.

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Pushing the envelope of your digital strategy

Skydivers have tolerance levels. Scuba divers have thresholds. Business leaders have limits. Are you pushing the performance envelope of your digital strategy?

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5 keys to improving your hiring process

What to find the best fit for your open positions? Strong, open communication with recruiters and hiring managers help make sure your job listings attract the best talent.

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IT-business alignment is out; anticipators are winning the day

Business leaders want IT to be more than strategic partners. The goal now is for IT leaders to actually drive business opportunities -- to be innovative anticipators.

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Are you the bottleneck to growth in your organization? Here’s how to fix that

Isn't it time to focus your energies on leading the business in the right direction?

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From IT technician to IT leader – taking the first step towards leadership excellence

Are you an IT technician struggling to become an IT leader? Here’s what’s holding you back.

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The CIO with a digital business P&L

Justin Mennen, CIO and CDO of CompuCom -- provider of managed digital workplace services, is elevating the digital experiences of his customers and his P&L leadership role.

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CIO Leadership Live with John Hill, CIO at Carhartt | Ep 5

In this lively one-hour discussion, show host Maryfran Johnson talks with Carhartt's CIO John Hill about the evolving role of the IT leader, the quest for innovation game changers and how Carhartt tackled digital transformation by...

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Manage your unconscious bias

There are hundreds of types of unconscious bias, and each plays a role in decision-making, team creation, collaboration and innovation.

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Redefine the future of your organization with a competency framework

Long before RACIs add value to organizational roles, skills and behaviors need to reflect the desired organizational state. There’s a framework for that.

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AI’s biggest risk factor: Data gone wrong

Bad data is big issue for artificial intelligence, and as businesses increasingly embrace AI, the stakes will only get higher. Here’s how not to get burned.

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Unveiling the ERP Pain-O-Meter

The experiences as an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software user and as an ERP software vendor have led to the formation of the ERP Pain-O-Meter.

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7 things you should never, ever say when giving a presentation

Common expressions that instantly undermine all your efforts.

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