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Feature Are you cutting costs or cutting corners? Your job may depend on knowing the difference. Feature CIOs are increasingly being called on to boost bottom lines by driving new revenue. Here’s how five IT leaders have transformed IT into engines for business growth. Feature Having to make difficult decisions may be the most challenging part of a CIO’s job. But from an organizational and career perspective, tough choices can be the most rewarding. Managing Innovation & Disruptive Technology For innovation to be consequential, you must strike the right balance between incremental innovation and disruptive innovation. Here's how to get started. Feature Universities are deploying 5G networks to lure and educate students with the technology’s most promising business cases in preparation to fulfill future demand for emerging skills. Opinion Building effective IT 101: Forget what you’ve heard about aligning IT to the business. In the digital era, IT-business integration is the true key to organizational success. Feature Artificial intelligence holds great business promise, but it takes more than a working model to create scalable, transformative change Feature Fast and accurate insights are crucial in today’s data-driven world, making real-time analytics essential for many enterprises. Here’s how to get it right. Feature Zions Bancorporation built new software and bots to automate the release of federal funds under the CARES Act amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Feature VMware has created an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) function within the Office of the CTO that is working closely with the company’s CIO to mitigate risk and drive innovation. The CIO Whisperers Author and career development expert Bev Kaye shares her best advice for inspiring, motivating, and keeping top performers. Feature In the hands of business users, low-code and no-code tools can be powerful — and risky. Here’s how IT leaders are setting up guardrails to ensure projects don’t go off track. Feature The sweet spot between business innovation and operational excellence is elusive, but IT’s pandemic response has provided new skills and strategies for solving an age-old IT conundrum. Feature Bank of America weathered the pandemic well on the strength of its digital channels, senior execs say. Here BofA’s tech and ops chief reflects on lessons learned over the past 15 months. Feature AI-powered process automation remains piecemeal, but new innovations are arising to fill the gaps, bringing the promise of fully intelligent automation that much closer. CDO at the Center As we go from crisis to recovery in year two of COVID, it's time to reset your team's agile velocity. Here's how. Feature Are flawed beliefs damaging your IT organization’s governance framework? Here’s a rundown of common fallacies that should be immediately rooted out. Feature Seeking better insight into its marketing efforts, the NHL hockey team is breaking down data silos between business functions and leveraging data in new ways to maximize fan revenue. Feature IT leaders seeking faster delivery of apps and services are increasingly turning to DevOps. But blending development and operations is tricky business. Feature New emphasis on business value, agility, and customer experience has IT leaders remaking the IT skills mix, with upskilling strategies aimed at unearthing hidden talent within. Opinion For far too many organizations, analysis has been corrupted by a culture of tweaking parameters to support desired outcomes. Here’s how to establish an honest path to data-driven decisions. Feature Hospital IT leaders are fending off more hackers looking to capitalize on the COVID-19 crisis for financial gain. Feature CIO Carol Juel sees Synchrony Works, a project that the payment processor implemented to shift more than 16,000 employees to WFH during the pandemic, as a blueprint for fueling agility. Feature You don’t have to suffer silently under a difficult manager. Here’s how to manage up, enlist help, and offer feedback to make the best of a challenging leadership situation. Inclusion, Inc. Without transparency, organizations will struggle to close gender and racial pay gaps and attract the talent they need. Opinion In many situations, multicloud architectures make the most sense. But playing the field, baking in agility, and avoiding lock-in can expose your enterprise to hidden costs and issues. Feature The past year has accelerated the need for CIOs to become business leaders. Here’s how many IT chiefs will undercut their ability to step up to the challenges ahead. Feature The popular pizza maker is tapping into the emerging MLOps field, which helps the company’s data science team refresh data models and push them into production without IT’s help. Feature Don’t let your projects fall prey to the unnecessary confusion, uncertainty, and harm that can result from these all-too-commonly held project management misconceptions. Feature HP CISO Joanna Burkey sees a pivot to business partnership as vital for cybersecurity’s success. Inspiring women to join the sector is essential to this shift. Feature The pandemic’s push to remote work has opened up new talent pools beyond commuting distance. But hiring remotely presents challenges, causing IT leaders to rethink culture and how to assess team fit. Feature A growing number of IT leaders are turning to MSPs to help address challenges posed by rapidly evolving IT services. Here’s how to ensure your MSP provides maximum value and minimal distress. Feature Migrating legacy ERP systems to the cloud is a big undertaking rife with gotchas. Here’s how to ensure your massive shift of mission-critical enterprise applications goes smoothly. Feature CIOs are meeting talent shortages and transforming tech agendas head on by assessing staff skills and developing roadmaps for obtaining the know-how necessary for long-term success. Feature Slack’s business technology team is automating tasks for sales, marketing, and other teams as part of a cultural shift to product operations. Feature COVID-19 sparked immediate change in the technology industry — and businesses have overhauled how they recruit, hire, and retain IT talent as a result. Feature Data analytics and AI are taking center stage in efforts to combat the fallout of climate change and environmental disasters across the globe. CIO Executive Council POV The shift to a hybrid workforce has had a positive impact not just on productivity and work/life balance, but on the environment and global climate change. Let's keep it that way. Feature With demand for tech talent on the rise, a robust IT internship program is key to ensuring the organization builds a reliable talent pipeline for the future, say IT leaders. Feature The insurance and investment company is building an analytics platform and other solutions on an innovation continuum where learning from failure is a means to a better end. Feature CIOs from ecommerce, insurance, and automotive sectors discuss how they changed their IT cultures to pave the way for digital transformations. Feature The CEO charter for CIOs this year: Lead digital transformation, capitalize on data analytics, and collaborate more with the business. Feature Predictive analytics and AI are helping the District of Columbia’s water authority discover water main and sewer pipe breaks proactively. Feature Have you made any of these top resume mistakes? If so, take some time to revisit, review and update your resume before you apply for your next job. Feature The 2021 State of the CIO survey reveals organizations struggling to fill cybersecurity, AI, and data analytics roles in a year that finds companies looking farther afield to find IT talent. Building IT Relationships There are some common reasons why a transformation steering committee may fail to engage—from a lack of motivation to a bias toward inaction, Here's how transformation leaders can overcome those blockers. Feature Today’s CIO needs more than technology mastery. Long-term career success also demands a commitment to developing a set of core business skills. Feature Selecting the best project management methodology (PMM) for the job relies on developing a sound evaluation process. Our guide to evaluating PMMs will ensure you pick the perfect fit for your next project. Feature Johnson Controls built its digital twin platform in Microsoft Azure to simulate building management operations.
Feature APIs hold promise to enhance digital transformations and establish new lines of revenue. From what you spend to how it’s used, programmatic access to data and services is becoming a critical concern.