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Evaluating technical architecture: 11 key criteria and how to apply them

Building effective IT 101: Knowing what you have is a good first step. But knowing whether what you have is what you ought to have is a different matter.

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5 ways to maximize the value of data analytics

The digital era has most organizations pursuing the fruits of data-driven strategies. But ensuring payoff is more nuanced than most think.

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Popular IT advice every CIO should ignore

Everybody has an opinion. The problem is, some opinions simply aren’t worth listening to.

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Falabella builds its own commerce platform in the cloud

Falabella built a multi-tenant digital commerce platform to serve as the center of the omnichannel vision for its many brands.

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7 secrets of successful vendor negotiation

Negotiation skills are fast becoming a CIO imperative. Here’s how to turn a single, initial purchase into a mutually beneficial, long-term vendor partnership.

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Making the most of sentiment analysis

Thanks to machine learning, companies can now begin to put the ability to determine the emotional value of communication to work. Here’s how organizations can capitalize.

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Why delivering government IT projects can be so taxing

The Indian government had to give taxpayers an extra three months to file their income tax returns after Infosys missed a key date for fixing problems with its new tax portal. So what makes government IT projects so vulnerable to...

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Mentorship: Tips for success

A mentoring relationship can be a very rewarding experience for everyone involved. IT leaders offer advice on how to get started and how to ensure your mentoring efforts pay off.

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Upskilling the hybrid IT workforce

The new hybrid workplace paradigm has IT leaders rethinking how they conduct skills and leadership training.

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5 questions with Dow’s Melanie Kalmar

Learn how this top CIO drives real business value through IT and how she fosters innovation at the 125-year-old company.

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Top 11 agile tools for project management

Keep your projects humming with these tools geared for teams committed to agile practices and workflows.

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7 tasks every IT leader should delegate

CIOs have busy lives. So, one of the biggest talents every IT leader must acquire is the ability to know when to let go.

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How to assemble a highly effective analytics team

Data-driven success hinges on strong, diverse, cross-functional data teams. IT leaders offer tips on creating and maintaining teams tuned for delivering keen data insights.

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CIO Profile: Vistara’s Vinod Bhat on why being customer-centric is the key

A lot of digital transformations fail, but developing solutions from the customer’s perspective with constant feedback can save the day, says Vistara’s CIO.

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How the right automation strategy can unlock data silos

Struggling to make sense of all the data your company creates? The right automation strategy may be your best bet to unlock silos and make data more useful.

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How to cultivate IT talent remotely

Identifying and growing IT talent in remote and hybrid workplaces is a big change for IT leaders, who must rely more on metrics, emotional intelligence, and new remote skills to elevate the best from their teams.

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10 key skills for a successful cloud strategy

Success in the cloud also means tweaking your skills mix. From architecture expertise to vender relationship management, here’s what your organization needs to make the most of the cloud.

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10 Power BI mistakes to avoid

Power BI is increasingly bringing the power of data to business users, but you may need more guardrails to get the most value from it. These are the most common things organizations get wrong.

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5 questions with CIO-turned-CEO Ted Colbert

The Boeing Global Services president and CEO shares the leadership wisdom he lives by and why it’s not IT’s job to give the business what it wants.

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3 tips for combatting not-invented-here syndrome

Company culture and internal politics can block ideas at any time as they make their perilous journey from concept to value. These techniques will help you knock down those barriers to innovation.

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