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Update: Coronavirus prompts collaboration tool makers to offer wares for free

Several vendors, including Microsoft, Google, Slack, Zoom, Cisco and LogMeIn, are making chat, videoconferencing and other collaboration services free as demand for remote working booms.

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Remote working, now and forevermore?

Employees around the world are suddenly working from home full-time. Find out how to make this new reality work for your organization, whether it will last beyond the pandemic, and where it might take us.

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How to use Trello

If you're looking to maximize organization and collaboration, look no further. Check out Trello, a handy app that makes it super easy to organize pretty much anything. It's got some pretty powerful options for taking your organization...

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Collaboration software is on the move in 2019

The year started off with a bang for several companies that make collaboration software. Here's what's been going on with Microsoft Teams, G Suite and others since the start of 2019.

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16 time-saving tips for IT leaders

Want to maximize the time your organization spends on transformational initiatives? Here’s how to eliminate time-wasting practices and streamline how work gets done.

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How AI is revolutionizing business productivity

Rather than replacing staff, current AI tools and services are boosting employee productivity by improving workflows, expediting search and discovery, and fine-tuning collaboration.

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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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CIO Digital Magazine, January 2016

Cover story: Results from our State of the CIO 2016 survey

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