Skip to content
IT Operations Feature 19-year Carhartt vet Katrina Agusti takes the IT reins at the workwear manufacturer with an eye toward capitalizing on its cloud journey by improving data operations and making the most of AI. Feature A strong, up-to-date data strategy is fundamental to your enterprise’s long-term success. In light of ongoing changes, it will probably need some serious updating. case study SaaS management is about much more than cost control, says CD Baby’s VP of IT Tom Beohm. Feature The logistics company’s less-than-truckload freight operations are fueled by in-house freight applications fine-tuned to leverage loads of data in the cloud. Feature Chief data officers are on the rise as businesses embrace data-driven strategies. But you’ll want to follow these five tips to write the perfect CDO resume to get the job. Feature During a recent CIO Leadership Live session, Danielle Brown, SVP and CIO of household appliance giant Whirlpool, detailed how collaborative teams and data management are integral to both product leadership and the entire customer journey. News SAP Build provides enterprises with a new low-code development resource built on the same infrastructure as its pro-code development tools. News Microsoft is accused of using new licensing rules for its productivity software to push European enterprise customers toward its Azure cloud infrastructure. Opinion The IDC FutureScape team has turned its attention to CIOs’ relationship with business leaders to predict 10 winning digital business strategies for the years ahead. Feature With so much unknown about what your developers and systems rely on to be productive — and what those tools and code bases rely on in turn — it’s time to get serious about securing your software supply chain. Feature After struggling with an on-premises data warehouse, the airlines has unlocked self-service reporting and the power of machine learning by migrating its data to the cloud. Feature For enterprise AI projects, the proof is in the pilot. Here’s how four enterprise IT leaders set themselves up for success. Feature While salaries vary across companies and industries, certain factors universally impact product manager pay, and there are tips that can help you boost your compensation. IDG TECHtalk Voices Taking a multi-tiered approach to rethinking the identity of your employees, partners, and customers is a good place to start. IDG TECHtalk Voices Mobilizing data strategy is analogous to getting a flywheel spinning: it takes tremendous effort to get the wheel moving, but its momentum is largely self-sustaining. Feature Growing from the maintenance of internal infrastructure to a more holistic digital role, it’s been a transformational period for Chris Bedi after stints as CIO for two electronics manufacturers. IDG TECHtalk Voices Phishing plays on human emotions. But awareness, recognition, training and tech can blunt the most sophisticated attacks. Feature A new stadium and the data it produces have spurred the baseball team to transform its business operations, all thanks to a strategic overhaul of its data infrastructure. case study The owner-operator of Wonderla amusement parks expects 5% increment in both annual footfalls and sales per head through an innovative, environmental-friendly digital initiative. Feature A broad mix of skills is necessary for this newly vital IT role. Here’s how to home in on the best candidates to help lead your organization’s shift to cross-functional, product-based IT. Feature Product management is an increasingly lucrative career path. Do you have what it takes to fill the bill? Feature The US Army first-ever CIO, Dr. Raj Iyer, discusses the ‘game-changing’ impact the cloud, data, and AI are having in support of Ukraine’s fight against Russia and in safeguarding democracy at home. Feature Sustainability starts with storytelling and improving visibility across supply chains, says National Trust CIO Jon Townsend. Tip As companies rushed to prepare for pandemic-driven lockdowns, IT and security teams, often already overextended with inadequate budgets and infrastructure, had to quickly pivot. Here’s what CIOs in South Africa do, and CIOs globally can do, to remedy stress in the here and now while keeping the big picture in perspective. Feature Poorly planned partnerships can sink IT deployments. Here, IT leaders share tips for ensuring project success when partnering with an implementation provider Movers and Shakers After studying 132 CIOs for his doctoral dissertation, John Hill, CDIO of MSC Industrial Supply, discovered that for digital initiatives to succeed, organizations change behaviors, not just processes. News Salesforce is touting a real-time upgrade to the customer data platform underlying many of its products, a move it says will allow enterprises to better personalize interactions with customers. Feature The high-end audio maker’s globally dispersed engineers and manufacturing partners can connect and collaborate, thanks to an adaptable solution for building an office IT environment where none exists. News The B2B software buying process is becoming increasingly complex due to challenges such as changes in buying teams and increasing use of software marketplaces. Feature Few organizations are truly positioned to deliver on the promise of data-driven decision-making. Here’s how to tell if yours is one. Feature Embracing agile principles doesn’t automatically lead to better project management and software development. Here’s what separates true agile practitioners from imposters. Feature Companies are increasingly looking to IT to develop new products and services. Here’s how to transform your IT organization into an innovation engine. Feature CIDO Lookman Fazal has moved New Jersey’s public transportation agency to a multicloud platform tuned to deliver data insights and innovations the company’s analysts never knew they could have. case study The global digital services provider’s virtual WAN implementation accelerated customer onboarding by 50%, while delivering improved efficiency, security, agility, and cost reduction. Updated Zimmer Biomet CIO Zeeshan Tariq details the value of a connected, engaged culture when working structures are in flux, and the importance of front-foot initiatives to ensure a seamless transition when the unexpected happens. IDG TECHtalk Voices It pays to centralize management of the tools, methods, and credentials used to access apps, services, and all other parts of the IT ecosystem. Feature Query accelerators such as data lakehouses consolidate the data warehouse and data lake into a single system of insight that enables enterprises to accelerate analysis and maximize data value at a reduced cost. IDG TECHtalk Voices Beyond FIDO and device authentication… Managing Innovation & Disruptive Technology How innovation, efficiency and intelligence across the infrastructure ecosystem is finding a kindred spirit in digital twins. Feature Hybrid-cloud and multicloud networking presents a complex challenge for any enterprise. Koch CTO Matt Hoag partnered with Alkira to make integrating newly acquired companies a snap. Feature The chances are that most of the data you collect — from human communications to machine logs — is piling up with little plan for actualizing its potential. Good governance and AI can help. Feature Data engineers are vital members of any enterprise data analytics team, responsible for managing, optimizing, overseeing, and monitoring data retrieval, storage, and distribution throughout the organization. IDG TECHtalk Voices How a Service Quality Index can simplify operational excellence and create breathing room for innovation Feature 5G and connected roadways replete with advanced internet of things equipment are paving the way to a future of autonomous vehicle use and resident benefits that go beyond tourism dollars. Feature Healthcare organizations are increasingly embracing digital initiatives to expedite evaluations, better share medical records, and improve patient care. CIO Executive Council POV AES digital chief Alejandro Reyes turns up the heat on data analytics and AI as customers and commercial clients take a more proactive approach to responsible energy usage and sustainability. IDG TECHtalk Voices Replacing sensitive data with tokenization technologies offers numerous security and compliance advantages for enterprises. Feature CIO Kevin Rhode is modernizing the nonprofit medical group’s data management infrastructure and overseeing the integration of electronic medical records (EMRs) as DMG grows. Feature Every year, around $1.8 billion (SEK18 billion) is incorrectly paid out of welfare systems in Sweden. But with the use of automation and data analytics, payments will be centralized and monitored at a new IT-based authority.
Feature Maryann Byrdak, the domestic hunger relief organization’s first CIO, is leading a technology transformation at the nonprofit with data and analytics at its core.