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Digital M&A: How to successfully execute a digital merger

M&A can be a source of competitive advantage, or a resource-consuming distraction, depending on how well you execute the integration of the merging companies’ digital operations.

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How Salesforce’s Tableau acquisition will impact IT

The deal is good news for Salesforce.com users, less so for users of Tableau alone.

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There's a new sheriff in town

The challenge as a senior IT leader in an M&A situation is that the new operating rules are unlikely to be communicated clearly, if they are even communicated at all.

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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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SAP’s big Qualtrics buy: It’s all about your customers

SAP’s $8 billion acquisition of Qualtrics may help put customer experience on the CIO’s agenda.

Making sense of IBM-Red Hat in the multi-cloud era

IBM’s bid to buy Red Hat will see it integrating rivals’ cloud infrastructures, luring new clients to the cloud, and potentially kicking off an industry-wide series of cloud mergers.

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Inside NTT Data-Dell Services’ massive technical integration

NTT Data Services had 22 months to onboard 30,000 employees to new technology systems. Here’s how CIO Barry Shurkey completed the project early and under budget.

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CIO Digital Magazine, November-December 2016

Cover story: Five winners of the CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

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CIO Digital Magazine, October 2016

Cover story: Uniting the digital enterprise. Enterprise mobility management isn't just for mobile devices and apps anymore, it's for truly becoming an extended enterprise.

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CIO Digital Magazine, September 2016

Cover story: Big data on campus. Facing federal and state pressure to raise retention and graduation rates, dozens of colleges and universities are developing analytics tools to help students make better decisions about everything...

Research report: IT security's looming tipping point

Even as security draws board-level attention, many IT professionals give their organizations’ infosec practices low marks. This special report from CIO, CSO and Computerworld reveals how to tip the balance in the right direction.

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CIO Digital Magazine, August 2016

Cover story: Cloud-based ERP will eventually rule, and on-premises software is destined for legacy status. How can IT ensure a smooth transition?

CIO Wrapsheet: A CIO's guide to understanding analytics

Today's data-driven business runs on the almighty algorithm. Here's how to get the most out of your data analytics.

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CIO Digital Magazine, June-July 2016

Cover story: this year’s CIO 100 honorees are serious about winning customers and driving revenue.

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CIO Digital Magazine, May 2016

Cover story: Connecting devices is just the first act in an Internet of Things production. The magic happens when analytics transform data into business intelligence. CIOs need to play a role.

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CIO Digital Magazine, April 2016

Cover story: Wearables go to work. From fitness trackers to smartwatches, wearables have made a splash in the consumer market, but few enterprises are using the new technology … yet.

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CIO Digital Magazine, February 2016

Cover story: Meet tech's new odd couple. CMOs and CIOs typically come from different backgrounds and have different perspectives, but making their relationship work is critical to the digital business.

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