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Technology winners and losers in the days of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic is revealing just where our technology is up to the challenge and where it's failing.

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7 ways to root out IT staff incompetence

To err is human, but repeated IT blunders can invite organizational disaster. Here's how to clamp a lid on your frequent fumblers without crushing team morale.

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Cloud powers Trojan Battery through COVID-19 lockdown

Trojan Battery’s director of IT has been a believer in software as a service for years. With employees now on lock-down, he’s reaping the benefits of remote everything.

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The keys to a successful remote work strategy

Getting remote work right is tough. But with a mission-driven approach and effective technology, a productive remote work strategy can really pay off.

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Nationwide CIO preps for return to the office, post-pandemic

CIOs such as Jim Fowler are preparing for employees to return to the office post-COVID-19, a process that will result in more digital services for employees and customers alike.

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6 tips for avoiding data analytics disaster

Given its promise in driving business value, it’s no surprise that data analytics remains a top IT investment — but success is no guarantee.

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Procurement management: Your guide to securing project resources

Securing the right project resources at the right time takes skill and experience. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your project procurement process goes smoothly.

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8 expert tips for remote project management

Seasoned remote project managers offer next-level tips and tricks from the virtual trenches for coordinating the output and productivity of remote teams.

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Exclusive survey: What 400 IT leaders really think about the COVID-19 crisis

How did IT leaders respond to a world turned upside-down? And how has the coronavirus pandemic changed spending plans over the next year? A fresh CIO survey offers illuminating answers.

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Coronavirus crisis spurs IT innovation

The coronavirus crisis sees CIOs accelerating their adoption of automation, analytics and new processes to cope with the pandemic’s disruptions and steer the enterprise forward in uncertain times.

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Bayer Crop Science leverages image analytics for precision agriculture

Images captured by drones and processed by artificial intelligence help Bayer Crop Science better serve its customers and develop crops that are more resistant to insects, disease, and storm damage.

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Parsons analytics platform preempts bridge and railway breakdowns

Parsons built software to help predict when critical city infrastructure will break down. Now CIO Stu Kippelman is promoting it across the business.

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April/May 2020: Why analytics initiatives still fail

Read on to learn the four key areas that are hindering analytics success and how to address them.

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CIOs prep for the coming IT recession

CIOs say that the coronavirus crisis has proven the value of IT, especially for organizations that were ready with mobile approaches and where the CIOs were tightly connected to other business counterparts.

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What is an enterprise architect? A vital role for IT operations

Enterprise architects are key in establishing an organization’s IT infrastructure and maintaining and updating IT hardware, software and services to ensure it supports established enterprise goals.

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7 ways to optimize IT team productivity during difficult times

Even in today's challenging environment, inspiring staff members to function effectively isn't as hard as many IT leaders believe. The secret lies in smart, adaptable management.

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Career roadmap: Machine learning engineer

Machine learning is one of the most in-demand skills in today’s technology job market. Kyle Hamlin, principal machine learning engineer at Sailthru, discusses what it takes to travel on that career path.

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10 ways to influence IT purchases when you don’t control the spend

Business line leaders control bigger and bigger amounts of enterprise technology spend, but CIOs should aim to impact those budget decisions.

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5 key ingredients for the ideal board resume

Whether it’s a DIY rewrite of your executive CV or a professionally produced document, every board candidate needs a resume that shines.

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6 tips for renegotiating service contracts

Tight times require a fresh look at existing contracts to see how costs can be curbed or new capabilities can be obtained — but a collaborative ‘win-win’ approach is your best bet.

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