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14 reasons why software projects fail

From outsized expectations to fundamental feature changes, software development projects get derailed — or declared failures — thanks to a variety of project management and technical factors.

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Top IT spending priorities for 2018

From customer experience to digital transformation, here’s where IT leaders are directing their technology spend this year.

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CIO Spotlight: Mark Settle, Okta

Digital transformation is a hot industry buzzword, but for Settle it's become a "cringe-worthy" term. Still, he says, because collaboration tools are key to digitally transforming the way people work, their selection should not be...

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The 5 best self-service BI tools compared

Domo vs. Power BI vs. Qlik Sense vs. QuickSight vs. Tableau: Self-service business intelligence has become the go-to tool for agile, fluid business decisions.

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Loot Crate ERP implementation leads to innovation

The collectibles subscription startup embraces NetSuite for its ERP and builds a critical assortment planner application with the cloud software company's help.

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11 keys to a successful outsourcing relationship

Strategic outsourcing is a two-way street. Here’s how to increase your likelihood of getting the best from your IT service providers.

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How AI is reshaping IT operations

IT organizations are adopting AI-based tools to improve support, optimize infrastructure, and predict system breakdowns, freeing up staff for higher-value tasks.

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How virtual reality is helping Embry-Riddle transform air crash education

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has turned to virtual reality (VR) to enhance its air crash and safety investigation programs — and to launch a brand-new master’s degree in drone engineering.

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The pros and cons of outsourcing data analytics

Organizations are increasingly tapping service providers to glean insights from their data. Here are the benefits and risks of analytics outsourcing.

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15 ways to advance your IT career

Technology careers may have no set paths, but there are a few time-honored truisms that can help you get an edge. Here, seasoned IT pros lend their hard-earned advice on advancing.

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CIO Spotlight: Mark Hopkins, Skullcandy, Inc.

A key priority for Mark Hopkins in this coming year? Leveraging analytics to develop a data driven culture and drive process and product improvement.

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Do you have what it takes to be an interim CIO?

The interim CIO is the most prestigious temp job in IT. It’s not an easy role, but those who make it their profession appreciate its rewards.

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CIO playbook: 10 tips for leading IT in the digital era

From navigating politics to jettisoning ROI, CIOs from Bharti Airtel, Land O'Lakes and the United Nations shared tips for IT leadership in disruptive times during a panel at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.

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The future of manufacturing is digital

Forward-thinking manufacturers are moving beyond building great products, undertaking wide-ranging digital transformations to deliver new services and enhanced customer experiences.

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The dark secrets of enterprise architecture

Architecture matters too much to entrust to a framework or methodology. But don’t worry: Not having a methodology isn’t a problem; it’s a liberation.

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How CIOs transform IT for the digital era

CIOs are disrupting their IT departments, introducing new operating models to stay ahead of digital changes driving their respective industries.

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10 machine learning success stories: An inside look

From chatbots to predictive analytics, IT leaders share how they are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to generate business insights and new services. 

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AI-powered data analytics: Inside this transformative trend

Real-world AI data projects, based primarily on machine learning, are impressive and largely successful. Some CIOs see AI as the most significant trend in IT.

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