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15 famous ERP disasters, dustups and disappointments

It's no wonder ERP has such a bad reputation: The history surrounding the complex and expensive enterprise software market is packed with tales of vendor mud-slinging, outrageous hype and epic failures.

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Hiring STEM OPT employees: What businesses need to know

Everything you need to know about the DHS’s STEM Optional Practical Training program — and what is required to hire and employ STEM OPT student workers.

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Multi-cloud strategy: Pros, cons and tips

Flexibility and feature functionality are among CIOs’ reasons for embracing a multi-cloud strategy. Experts explain the pros and cons of multi-cloud strategy and offer tips to get there.

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7 steps to stealth self-promotion and career advancement

Succeeding in the IT world without looking overly ambitious requires careful planning and commitments that extend beyond your current job's basic borders.

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What is Kanban? Workflow management simplified

Kanban helps organizations focus on specific tasks until completion. This simple workflow management system is an effective method for fostering collaboration and productivity.

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Innovative CIOs strike back against digital disruption

CIOs from every industry are looking to outmaneuver startups by taking a page from the disruptor’s playbook to deliver innovative digital products and services.

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FedEx Cloud Dojo accelerates digital transformation

FedEx needed experts to build and operate a cloud platform. So CIO Rob Carter found a solution in the Cloud Dojo, a bootcamp for cloud-native engineers.

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6 strategies for avoiding cloud vendor lock-in

A credible threat of defection can help you leverage competitive pricing opportunities and escape long-term relationships gone bad.

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How to predict who will quit — and whom to poach

Predictive analytics can help pinpoint why your talent is leaving, how to prevent it, and whom to go after when recruiting from competitors.

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Your guide to top tech conferences 2019

CIO.com's directory of technology conferences makes it easy to find events coming to a convention center near you and those worth traveling to.

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The CIO’s chief of staff: A force multiplier

CIOs can’t do everything themselves. They need someone to help manage strategy and innovation. Enter the chief of staff.

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CIO succession planning in the digital age

The tech talent squeeze means CIOs must build deep leadership benches. Here, CIOs and analysts reveal how to groom high potentials for top roles.

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IT’s latest survival skill: Embracing risk

In today’s digital business world, IT has to stop playing it safe, as you can’t innovate without taking some risks. Still most IT professionals remain deeply risk-averse.

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What is a data analyst? A key role for data-driven business decisions

Data analysts help organizations understand the current state of the business by interpreting a wide range of data.

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Explainable AI: Bringing trust to business AI adoption

For many organizations, AI remains a mystery not to be trusted in production, thanks to its lack of transparency. But demand, advances, and emerging standards may soon change all that.

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CIOs on the move and in the news

Find up-to-date news about executives who have been recently hired or promoted into a new chief information officer or chief technical officer role.

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How data hygiene leads to customer success

Before integrating ERP or CRM systems with other tools, Spear Education CEO Kaleim Manji advises reducing customization and cleaning up your dataset.

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Make way for the new CIO: The chief innovation officer

The chief innovation officer role has increased in visibility, thanks to digital transformations, which often include the two flavors of CIO working in tandem.

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Anatomy of a succession plan: How Rosendin Electric's CIO filled his own shoes

Sam Lamonica is retiring after working a decade as the electrical contractor’s CIO. This is the story of how he groomed his replacement.

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How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

Augmented reality is gaining ground as a way to improve employee training, boost field worker productivity and optimize operational performance.

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