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Feature CIO Shamim Mohammad years ago laid the groundwork for fast-tracking an omnichannel sales platform despite the pandemic, by embracing cross-functional product teams. Feature Experience and accomplishments are often buried deep in the details of an IT resume. Learn how to trim the fat and surface what recruiters need to know up top in this resume makeover. Boardroom Bound Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are now a top board concern, with employees and investors alike expecting companies to take an active role in improving society. CIOs have an opportunity to flex their data management expertise, serving as a trusted advisor on the quality and value of ESG data. Feature A subpar interview process is a chief reason why IT pros turn down job offers. Here’s how your hiring team may be sabotaging its chances of landing top talent in a tight market. Feature RPA promises to streamline workflows, glue together legacy systems, and empower business users to solve their own problems. But beneath the big wins lurk hidden issues worth addressing. Feature FedEx is relying on insights from its SenseAware ID IoT system and Microsoft’s Azure machine learning software to ensure coronavirus vaccines reach their final destinations. Feature Data is an enterprise's lifeblood. Don't let poor management drain away your organization's most precious resource. Analysis Digital business acceleration is the most important trend Gartner sees in the market right now. Here's how CIOs can free up resources to make that possible. Opinion The drumbeat to implement agile just keeps getting louder. Here’s how to ensure certain failure. Feature Fueled by vendor innovation, interest in 5G wireless networks and edge computing is growing, but IT leaders must first evaluate the cost and efficacy of these converging technologies before committing. Feature Saying good-bye is hard to do. Worse, however, is pouring precious resources into a project that's doomed to failure. Feature IT leaders are increasingly launching application rationalization initiatives to cut operational costs and improve resiliency and agility. Here’s how to weed out the waste and reinvest. Feature The pandemic put the need for digital advancement in the spotlight—and CIOs have responded by fast-tracking technical and cultural transformations. Feature The software maker’s hybrid work model enables employees to work almost anywhere, an effort that includes new conference room tech and experiments with meetings conducted in virtual reality. Feature Facilitating the future of work and securing a hybrid working environment top the list of tough, pandemic-inflected issues IT leaders must navigate this year. Opinion There are two kinds of measurements in business: one to assess performance and the other to provide intelligence. The smart CIO needs to do both. The CIO Whisperers In these turbulent times, one thing is certain, say top CIOs: What got you here won't get you there. Feature Accessibility is an area enterprises often fail to consider as they forge ahead with digital transformations and software development. Here’s why — and how — this should change. Opinion With the drumbeat for AI across all industries only getting louder, IT leaders must come to grips with the dark secrets of working with artificial intelligence to glean business insights. Feature A global pandemic, economic contraction, and calls to end racial inequality have altered the IT hiring landscape. Here’s how companies are adjusting when it comes to IT staffing. Feature IT leaders share their visions on how they hope to transform their teams, their organizations, and themselves in the new year. Feature From IT’s resilience to the importance of being intentional, CIOs share insights on what 2020 has taught them about IT’s value to the business and what it means to work as a team. Feature If Achilles had been a CIO, self-deception would be his heel. He’d be sure business-IT alignment is tight, information security bulletproof, and all projects come in on time. CIOs set the stage for disaster by fooling themselves. Feature In 2021, IT leaders will equip reconfigured corporate offices with hoteling and contract-tracing tools and automate more business processes while extending their cybersecurity coverage. Building IT Relationships Skipping steps in the implementation process can cost your company dearly. Here's what to look for—and look out for. Feature The pandemic has amplified the need to reach customers through digital channels. Here’s how IT leaders in nearly every industry are responding. Feature The cold-chain storage specialist and public cloud provider are building a digital logistics network for perishables such as food and medicines. Feature Where did it all go wrong? Instead of achieving success, many new AI adopters are tripping into common pitfalls that derail the technology's benefits. Here's how to get back on track. Feature The company’s technology transformation ties together back-office and customer-facing digital channels, says CTO Michael Voegele. Feature The rise of security as a strategic imperative has altered the relationship between IT and infosec leaders. Here’s how CIOs and CISOs can become better partners. CIO Executive Council POV Despite challenges, the pandemic has unearthed opportunities from both a technology and strategic standpoint and has introduced new ways to measure the business value of digitization projects. Feature IT leaders from tech, insurance, and finance sectors share their strategic priorities for 2021. Self-service solutions, edge computing, analytics, and low-code development top CIOs’ roadmaps. Feature The French liquor company blended its two SAP instances and migrated them to Google’s cloud to gain a better understanding of its customers. Feature In this resume makeover, Andrew Ysasi helps an IT executive highlight his leadership experience on his resume, demonstrating his qualifications for a senior IT leadership role. Feature IT leaders are leaning on lessons learned from the pandemic to redefine IT cultures and refine IT strategies as they move toward a new year of uncertainty. Feature From telling everyone they're your customer to establishing a cloud strategy, these "industry best practices" are sure to sink your chances of IT success. Feature In a pivot from its digital transformation, the healthcare system built a just-in-time device-provisioning supply chain to ship ready-to-use laptops to employees’ homes. Analysis After a year disrupted by a global pandemic, the next normal is starting to take shape. Here's a look at what's ahead for IT organizations. Feature Faced with the impact of COVID-19, Progressive quickly shifted its on-campus IT internship program to a remote platform. Here’s how they gave interns a full virtual experience that mattered. Feature Technology changes rapidly, but beneath the buzzwords, the fundamentals of sound IT strategy remain. Here are 11 legacy IT tenets that still reign — when applied in their modernized guise. Feature IT leaders will have their hands full when COVID-delayed projects return to the front burner. Here's how to maintain oversight and guidance without losing sleep or sanity. Feature COVID-19 has changed workplaces forever. Here’s how work policies are likely to evolve — and how IT leaders can rise to the occasion. The Business of Data Looking in the recesses of your data silos can pay dividends for CIOs seeking to improve business processes and drive innovation. Feature Operational efficiency has taken on greater urgency since the pandemic began. CIOs are leaning into automation, digital tech, and the cloud to remove friction and create value. Accent Notes Technology is increasingly critical as companies shift to more responsible and sustainable practices. Here's how CIOs can lead the charge on sustainable cloud migration. Feature Leadership has little to do with one's title or seniority; it's an attribute that's earned over time through study, practice and commitment. Are you prepared to become a true leader? Feature Transitioning to a new gig means leaving a good impression with your former employer. Here’s how to give notice, prep co-workers, and keep future references positive. Building IT Relationships The devil, as they say, is in the details. Don't get tripped up on these common mistakes when calculating SaaS implementation costs. Feature With business leaders increasingly pushing for automation, CIOs must step up to help guide how and where such technologies should be deployed.
Boardroom Bound For IT leaders to stand out as strategic business contributors, simply presenting your materials isn't enough: Engage the board with a few great questions of your own.