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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 dark side of DevOps: Forewarned is forearmed

Ideal scenarios rarely play out in real life, and DevOps is no different. Learn how implementing this software development philosophy can flop—and how to avoid disaster.

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Three reasons for three bullet points

“Rules of Three” abound in presentation principles.

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Developing data science skills in-house: Real-world lessons

Organizations are looking inward to fill data science needs, developing the culture, courses and programs necessary to deepen data analytics expertise.

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What is design thinking? The secret to digital success

Design thinking is becoming a key pillar in digital transformations, with more enterprises tapping the design philosophy to deliver user-friendly products and services.

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Making IT processes effective for the digital age

Does how IT runs itself matter to their firm’s digital transformation plan?

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How a CIO turned critical challenges into benefits that drove change and success in digital transformation

Does digital transformation success depend on following common “best practice” principles?

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Casual dining chains counter sagging sales with virtual assistants, AI

Dine Brands, which operates IHOP and Applebees, and TGI Fridays are turning to Google virtual assistant software and other artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to improve and personalize service for their customers.

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IT skills gap: Facts vs. fictions

With demand for top talent outpacing supply, organizations are scrambling for any edge. But any successful hiring strategy begins with a clear understanding of talent gap truths and FUD.

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How to drive alignment with your service provider in implementing digital technologies

How can your company ask its service provider to introduce digital technologies when it means asking the provider to compress its revenue?

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Software AG’s new CEO urges CIOs to drive digital transformations

Sanjay Brahmawar discusses why digital transformation is a career-defining opportunity for CIOs and encourages IT leaders to experiment to stay ahead of the competition.

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The case for cooperative IT: How it works and who it's for

Both a technology model and a business model, cooperative IT brings companies together to share technology and resources. Where does such an approach pay off — and where should it be avoided?

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Is your culture the final key to successful digital transformation?

The missing piece to successful digital transformation might not have anything to do with technology. Find out why one passage from Alibaba’s Jack Ma could be the key to creating and sustaining an organization that helps you succeed.

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5 forces of friction which put a brake on change

Why better methods and frameworks have not always led to the improvement in the success of change.

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Why IT-business alignment still fails

With the push for digital transformation, relations between business and IT seemed to be improving, then they took a left turn. Here’s what’s worth addressing to improve alignment in your organization.

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Diversity helps fuel Capital One’s digital journey

For Capital One, accelerating digital transformation starts with programs aimed at fostering greater diversity and inclusion.

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IT and engineering under one leader drives an exceptional customer experience

Sheri Rhodes, CIO and CTO of Western Union, discusses how innovation and talent development help the global money-transfer company provide outstanding customer experience.

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What is XaaS? A way to inject agility into your digital business

Everything as a service (XaaS) is emerging as a go-to operating model for delivering IT services. Co-opting the cloud’s rapid deployment model, XaaS may also serve as a revenue engine for innovative enterprises.

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CIO resumes: 6 best practices and 4 strong examples

If you’re stuck on how to write your resume for a CIO position, here are six best practices from industry professionals — and real-world examples of winning CIO resumes.

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IT outsourcing agreements: 3 details many negotiations forget

Whether you are establishing an outsourcing relationship for the first time, preparing for a sourcing event, or getting ready for a painful renewal discussion with your incumbent service provider, there is no circumstance where an...

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