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U.S. LBM’s culture of freedom, accountability -- and the future of work

Joseph Spagnoletti, CIO at U.S. LBM, reflects on a singular organizational philosophy that accentuates agility and accountability -- while doing away with familiar trappings of corporate life.

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Why digital transformations are lagging

The inability to change culture or align on key metrics such as customer satisfaction and value delivery are among the key reasons why digital transformations are failing, experts say.

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What is JavaScript? Creator Brendan Eich explains

Brendan Eich, creator of the JavaScript programming language, explains how the language is used, and why it's still a favorite among programmers for its ease of use.

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Budget constraints can kill IT innovation … but only if you let them

Focusing too much on costs can result in a race to the bottom, says Chad Sheridan, CIO of USDA's Risk Management Agency. Instead, Federal CIOs (who know a thing or two about working in a budget-challenged environment) are looking to a...

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The best free BI tools, 2018

Business intelligence platforms can help enterprises analyze data from various sources to inform decision-making. The six free tools highlighted here are among the best and most popular today.

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Innovation pays off for Synchrony Financial

The credit card provider, spun out of GE, has weaved together a unique innovation framework, highlighted by a network of successful innovation labs.

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What is blockchain technology?

Cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin has garnered most of the media coverage and hype to date, but keep your eye on blockchain – this new technology is poised to change IT in much the same way open-source software did a quarter century ago....

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10 top-paying cloud skills

From containers to PaaS to IaaS, cloud skills still command a premium. Here are the 10 that pay the best.

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What is a business analyst? A key role for business-IT efficiency

Business analyst help guide businesses in improving processes, products, services and software through data analysis. These agile workers straddle the line between IT and the business to help bridge the gap and improve efficiency.

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What is predictive analytics? Transforming data into future insights

Predictive analytics can help your organization forecast future outcomes based on historical data and analytics techniques such as machine learning.

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7 tips for battle-testing new technologies

CIOs offer recommendations for conducting proof-of-concept technology tests, as well as vendor “bake-offs.”

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Golden State Warriors shoot to augment fan experience with digital tech

The NBA's defending champions are using chatbots, augmented and virtual reality to bolster fan engagement. Now they're sifting through fan data to better target them with merchandise, tickets and other offers.

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10 signs it's time to jump ship to a new job

Change can be challenging but sometimes the best path forward lies elsewhere. Here’s how to tell when to shake things up in pursuit of a new opportunity.

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IT makeover: From cost center to revenue driver

If your company views IT as a function to be managed cost-effectively, it may be time to get innovative and elevate the perception and role of IT — to the benefit of your company and career.

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Resume gaps don’t define candidates, skills do

It’s already hard finding skilled people to fill positions. So, don’t let a candidate’s career gap prevent you from hiring them. Look at their skills — you will likely find great talent.

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5 misconceptions CIOs still have about agile

Agile has made great headway in the enterprise, but common misconceptions prevent organizations from making the most of the methodology.

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Flipping the script: Business leaders must learn the language of IT

At a time when seemingly every company is becoming a technology company, experts say it’s incumbent on the business to learn about the technologies shaping their digital transformations.

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5 biggest IT compliance headaches and how to address them

Industry experts discuss what new regulations concerning data and technology mean for organizations and what IT can do to mitigate security and compliance issues, both old and new.

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