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Mastercard pushes payments to the edge

The financial services company has overhauled its global payments atop public cloud and edge computing systems in pursuit of revenue growth in an API-driven, platform-fueled world.

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6 best practices for good data governance

Data governance is becoming a key strategic initiative. Here’s how to ensure critical data assets are reliable, secure, and available for your business.

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IT leaders commit to diversity to gain competitive edge

Aware that diverse organizations drive better business outcomes, CIOs are reshaping IT cultures by seeking out and elevating more diversity in their IT teams.

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The hard truth about IT process success

Building effective IT 101: Want to design and implement effective IT processes? You must establish these four fundamentals before you can even begin.

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Discount Tire transforms CX on road to expansion

Letting customers choose whether to buy their tires on site, online, or on the phone means consolidating multiple databases.

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Predictive analytics: 4 success stories

These four companies are using predictive analytics to make their services more efficient, optimize maintenance, find potential threats, and even save lives.

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Discover transforms data pipeline for AI success

Seeking to streamline the processes required to fully leverage machine learning and real-time data insights, Discover Financial Services has created a cloud-native data fabric that automates much of the work.

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IBM returnship helps restart IT careers

IBM’s Tech Re-Entry Program helps bridge the gap for adults who have taken time away from the tech industry and are interested in getting back into an IT career.

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Leading a hybrid IT workforce: 10 steps to ease the transition

Today’s hybrid workplace is being driven entirely by management decision—and everyone has an opinion on how it should be done. Here are 10 steps to prepare for leading in this new and evolving reality.

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10 dark secrets of the cloud

The cloud has increasingly become a cornerstone of IT strategies across every industry, providing enterprises with agility and scale. But in every dark corner, hidden risks and imbalances await.

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L’Oréal supercharges ecommerce with digital tech

L’Oréal’s online sales soared during the pandemic, thanks to the promotional power of augmented reality technology, live-streaming services, and cloud software.

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Analytics and AI helps Experian help its customers

The consumer credit reporting company is leveraging its data and data scientists to create new services for its customers.

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7 ways to win the IT talent war

In the battle for IT talent, victory goes to the bold and ingenious. Here’s how to ensure your organization outmaneuvers the competition’s hiring efforts.

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Reskilling IT for digital success

IT leaders are training employees to round out their skills in support of digital transformations. Here, CIOs share their reskilling strategies and lessons learned.

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8 reasons data science projects fail

Data science may be the hottest tool for solving business problems, but flawed projects can cause significant damage, leading decision-makers astray.

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Redefining IT risk in post-pandemic world

With technology ever more critical to enterprise success and survival, IT leaders are taking a larger, more strategic role in assessing business challenges and opportunities.

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4 digital transformation success stories

Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, and others are steering digital initiatives to drive growth and efficiency. These real-world transformation examples detail IT leaders’ strategies and implementations.

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How CareSource ditched its data silos

Taking a 'data fabric' approach in its shift from data silos to real-time access, the non-profit managed healthcare plan provider futureproofed its data platform, providing increased agility, interoperability, and accessibility for...

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Cloud or bust: IT leaders go all in on cloud computing

A growing number of CIOs are committing most if not all of IT to the cloud to improve security, flexibility, and agility — and to free up teams to focus on innovation and enhancing IT services.

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Estée Lauder proves the business value of augmented reality

The beauty company is well positioned for retail post-COVID thanks to an AR platform that lets consumers virtually ‘try on’ makeup and other products.

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