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6 tips for ITIL implementation success

ITIL adoption requires more than software and tools. You need a bold strategy that aligns IT service with corporate goals and encourages employee and stakeholder buy-in.

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What is ITSM? Managing IT to serve business needs

IT service management (ITSM) is a set of policies, processes and procedures that helps businesses build structure around the lifecycle of IT services, from creation to management and upkeep.

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UAE CIOs are confident in their organizations’ capabilities, but why?

Chief information officers in the United Arab Emirates are quicker to deploy emerging tech like AI, blockchain, and quantum computing.

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15 leadership certificate programs to boost your career

Leadership training can help you hone the skills necessary to succeed in high-level positions. These in-person and online certificate programs can help you develop the optimal leadership qualities for your organization and career.

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CIOs on the move and in the news

Find up-to-date news about executives who have been recently hired or promoted into a new chief information officer or chief technical officer role.

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7 tips for leading remote IT teams successfully

Managing virtual work environments requires an assortment of real-world skills and tools. Here are the tactics that inspire creativity and productivity.

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10 tips for job hunting while you’re still employed

Looking for a new job while you’re employed has advantages but it also comes with risks. Here’s how to approach your job search — without getting cut.

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Digital M&A: How to successfully execute a digital merger

M&A can be a source of competitive advantage, or a resource-consuming distraction, depending on how well you execute the integration of the merging companies’ digital operations.

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Heeding the call: How (and why) to volunteer your IT skills

For IT leaders looking to give back, doing meaningful volunteer work offers something your day job may not: Becoming part of the solution. Here's how to give back by getting involved.

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Driving digital innovation: 6 steps to get company leaders on board

With technology revolutionizing the construction industry, Structure Tone needed to get company leaders up to speed and on board with digital innovation plans. So, the CIO created a six-step strategy.

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IT leadership’s new rules of engagement

CIOs driving digital transformation are operating from a different playbook than in the past, including more focus on customers, business strategy, and oversight of new revenue and functional areas.

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Digital transformation – don’t leave talent development crumbs on the table

When it comes to digital transformation, if you don’t recognize next generation talent development opportunities at the very beginning, the overall benefits derived from the program will be much less.

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Enterprise architecture short- and long-term wins

As they incorporate business architecture into their practice, enterprise architects are becoming essential contributors to the success of their organization.

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Cleaning up the legacy mess so the business can innovate

Business innovation doesn’t come from cleaning up the mess common to many legacy systems. However, not fixing the mess can certainly slow or limit the ability to innovate.

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The future of IT leadership: 5 new roles CIOs must master

If you think technology leaders' jobs have changed a lot over the past few years, just wait. Here are five new roles all CIOs must take on in the years ahead.

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Set goals to live by – and make them HARD

Women do better with goals that are heartfelt, animated, required and difficult (HARD). Yet companies prefer SMART goals (specific, measurable, actionable, realistic and timebound).

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CIOs must embrace a whole-brain approach to leadership. Here’s how

Leadership teams that embed whole-brain thinking across the enterprise drive greater financial results than those that don’t. These steps will help CIOs become whole-brain thinkers.

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How to prepare for (and ace) the technical interview

Technical interviews can make or break your chances for landing a new job. Here’s how to prepare yourself for success, even if you’re a self-taught programmer.

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