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The new IT skills mandate for digital success

New emphasis on business value, agility, and customer experience has IT leaders remaking the IT skills mix, with upskilling strategies aimed at unearthing hidden talent within.

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How pay transparency can help close the wage gap and advance DEI

Without transparency, organizations will struggle to close gender and racial pay gaps and attract the talent they need.

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HP CISO seeks to transform cybersecurity

HP CISO Joanna Burkey sees a pivot to business partnership as vital for cybersecurity’s success. Inspiring women to join the sector is essential to this shift.

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Ensuring culture fit when hiring remotely

The pandemic’s push to remote work has opened up new talent pools beyond commuting distance. But hiring remotely presents challenges, causing IT leaders to rethink culture and how to assess team fit.

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Leading future-ready organizations

Agile development is key to effective transformation. Here's how to break through the barriers and achieve your Agile aspirations.

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7 IT hiring trends for 2021

COVID-19 sparked immediate change in the technology industry — and businesses have overhauled how they recruit, hire, and retain IT talent as a result.

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Anatomy of a killer IT internship program

With demand for tech talent on the rise, a robust IT internship program is key to ensuring the organization builds a reliable talent pipeline for the future, say IT leaders.

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13 most difficult-to-fill IT jobs

The 2021 State of the CIO survey reveals organizations struggling to fill cybersecurity, AI, and data analytics roles in a year that finds companies looking farther afield to find IT talent.

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IT hiring targets the talent of the neurodiverse community

Pioneering companies are strengthening management and hiring strategies to recruit and retain neurodiverse talent — and are reaping unexpected benefits of ND inclusivity in the process.

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The gender pay gap: An IT issue that must get fixed

A growing understanding of the importance of diverse teams has brought renewed urgency to addressing one of IT’s most persistent problems: gender pay inequity.

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IT execs join forces, pledging to promote diversity in technology

CIOs committed to creating more career opportunities in IT for underrepresented communities are asking 5,000 of their peers to join an organized effort to drive meaningful change.

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With Viva, Microsoft aims to augment the employee experience

Microsoft wants employees to spend more time in its enterprise applications. Whether users will want to do so remains to be seen.

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M&T Bank branches out to bridge skills gap

With apprenticeships, boot camps, college courses, and internships, CIO Mike Wisler is ramping up in-house developer staffing as part of a strategy for which diversity is key.

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Women IT leaders reset the CIO-CISO relationship

AvidXchange CIO Angelic Gibson and CISO Christina Quaine are bridging the gap between IT and security by drawing on their experiences as women rising the ranks in IT.

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CIOs double down on D&I to build stronger businesses

IT leaders are facilitating multi-pronged efforts to hire employees from underrepresented groups, though cultivating belonging remains a difficult — and often unfulfilled — task.

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How the WIT Mentor-Protégé program empowers women in tech

Women in Technology offers program members access to women mentors in leadership roles to help advance their careers in what remain male-dominated fields.

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The new workplace – moving to generation 2 for remote work and beyond

Organizations struggled with getting remote workers enabled when the pandemic hit, and while many implemented Generation 1 approaches, a new wave of Generation 2 solutions is now becoming available that will require enterprises to...

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7 challenges women face in getting ahead in IT

Climbing the career ladder in IT is no easy feat. But for women technologists, the path to the top is that much more difficult, thanks to bias, different standards, and workplace cultures that marginalize them.

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