Salesmanship is a key skill in getting buy-in for IT spend. Here’s how to rally support for IT projects by crafting sales pitches that put busines benefits — not the technology itself — front and center.
The pandemic has seen more weight thrust on IT’s shoulders, but often not the bump in budget to support it. Here are a dozen tips on trimming costs in response to strategic shifts in the wake of COVID-19.
Justin Kershaw, CIO, Cargill, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss supply chain disruptions, blockchain, cyber risk and more.
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.
From treating service-level agreements as a one-time exercise to failing to establish escape clauses, IT leaders should avoid these pitfalls when partnering with IT service and cloud partners to drive business value.
Across all markets, transformation programs that have been on hold for close to a year are being launched or relaunched. Here's how to make sure your transformation stays on the right track and lower your systems integrator spend by 15-20%.
If S/4HANA is key to simplification for many organizations, the path to getting there is anything but simple. So let’s make it simple. Here are the three questions that every enterprise needs to ask, and three boxes to check off their list in order to pull off a successful and seamless S/4HANA migration.
CIO Justin Kershaw describes what he looks for in his senior leaders and how the $114 billion agriculture company uses data from low-Earth orbit satellites and distributed ledger technology to bring transparency to the food supply chain.
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