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How Caesars Entertainment became a ‘digital first’ business

For Caesars Entertainment's CIO, Les Ottolenghi, the keys to the transformation at the global gaming giant were vision, communication, and a common cloud platform.

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7 hot IT outsourcing trends — and 7 going cold

The days of low-cost commodity services are waning, as IT organizations seek stronger strategic partnerships with IT outsourcing providers in the era of digital transformation.

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10 machine learning success stories: An inside look

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

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The hard road of digital transformation in the public sector

Digital transformation is never easy but it is particularly hard in public sector organizations. In this article, I reflect on some of the difficulties that I’ve seen in my own organization.

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10 signs top talent may soon leave

In a tight tech talent market, employee retention is key. These tell-tale signs that highly valued team members may be considering moving on will help you get in front of turnover before it’s too late.

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Inside Western Digital’s massive cloud ERP migration

A three-company merger has given Western Digital CIO Steve Phillpott a unique lens on moving ERP to the cloud. Here are his key takeaways.

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6 ways ITSM automation is changing business

Automation helps organizations eliminate defects and redundancies, freeing up staff for higher-value work. Here are six ways businesses are taking advantage of automation for IT service management.

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Innovation reboot: Small, practical digital transformation initiatives preferred

Innovation remains one of the key drivers of digital transformation, but today's initiatives may be smaller and more targeted.

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Measuring value in the digital age

How changing your mindset can help you make better technology investment decisions.

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Digital transformation is about people, not technology

Digital is about technology, but the transformation is about people and motivating teams to change their mindset. Justin Wright, Americas CIO of Arcadis, explains how he handled the challenge.

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The 13 most in-demand tech jobs for 2019 — and how to hire for them

From data scientists to developers to engineers, the battle for the best IT talent will wage on next year. Here’s what to look for (and what to offer) when hiring for the 13 most in-demand jobs for 2019.

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Top 11 enterprise architecture tools for 2019

These popular and emerging EA tools offer businesses everything they need to support enterprise architecture and digital transformation.

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What it takes to be a true transformational CIO

The CIO role has undergone significant change as organizations transition into digital enterprises. Here’s how to move beyond being an operational leader.

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When you can’t hire the engineers you need, make them

Use knowledge transfer to replicate your most valued engineers and build a team that can really deliver.

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How to select a leader

Tom Peters has written that leadership “is one area in which excellent companies have been truly blessed.” In the digital age, leadership is essential for CIOs, too.

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Why you don’t need a Chief [insert new tech name here] Officer

The next time you read a call to action about the need for a new CXO role, you can apply these three steps to take a more disciplined approach to getting to grips with the technology or trend and seizing the opportunity.

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Hiring tips: 9 secrets to working with IT recruiters

CIOs and IT recruiters share insights on how to get the most out of recruiting relationships.

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Hiring for diversity: 9 ways to retool your process

If you want a diverse team, you need to look different. This means changing both the way you search and the way you appear.

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Workday CIO on tackling SaaS debt and sprawl

Configure your software, don’t customize it — but make sure you have the skills available to do it well: That’s the advice of Workday CIO Diana McKenzie

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Who’s succeeding with product-focused IT?

Many CIOs are facing the most challenging undertaking of their careers: shifting their IT organization’s focus from projects to products.

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