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Why NZ CIOs should consider directly managing their vendor ecosystem

Research suggests that the lead-vendor model often falls flat globally. An IT-led ecosystem approach may be a better option—and a better fit in New Zealand’s IT culture.


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4 ways to diversify your IT hiring pipeline

Diverse teams deliver better results. Here’s how companies are reevaluating their hiring strategies to ensure they’re reaching qualified candidates outside traditional hiring avenues.


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Looking to advance your IT career? Join the club

Active participation in IT industry associations is key to accelerating leadership growth. Here's how to reap the benefits now and throughout your career.


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11 dark secrets of application modernization

Dragging legacy apps into the modern era is a key pillar of digital strategies today. It’s also harder, more costly, and less rewarding than you might think.


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CSM certification: What you need to know

The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification sets the standard for establishing Scrum theory, developing practical applications and rules, and leading teams and stakeholders through the development process.


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7 secrets of IT talent magnets

From offering meaningful work to embracing hybrid environments, CIOs whose organizations have established virtuous IT recruiting cycles share tips on how to consistently attract IT talent.


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Tableau certification guide: Cost, training, salaries, and value

BI and data visualization skills are in demand and Tableau certifications are a great way to get ahead. Here's our guide to Tableau’s Desktop and Server certs, including costs, training, and value.


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Getting to no: 3 things your cloud vendor won't give you (and what to ask for instead)

Knowing what vendors will say "no" to can be a powerful tool in your negotiation arsenal.


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20 tips for supporting team mental health

The mental health of each team member is vital to your organization’s performance. Leaders at every level must intentionally and continually commit to finding ways to improve the mental health of their teams.


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Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with John T. Marcante, Global Chief Information Officer, Vanguard

John T. Marcante, Global CIO at Vanguard, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. They will discuss new ways of working, hiring strategies and...


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‘Cleantech’: How NZ CIOs can play a key role in environmental technology

Callaghan Innovation’s James Muir wants New Zealand businesses to help make New Zealand a lead innovator for climate technology—and adopt it, too.


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Top 10 AIops platforms

Infrastructure monitoring tools injected with artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms can anticipate and analyze events and alerts, keeping your enterprise stack humming.


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7 toxic team behaviors IT leaders must root out

When an IT team member begins behaving poorly, performance and productivity will likely suffer. Here’s how to detect and eradicate destructive attitudes before they take root.


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IT asset management (ITAM): Best practices and certs for optimizing IT assets

ITAM is a centralized approach to managing IT systems and assets. A strong ITAM strategy will help you oversee and optimize the wide range of technology at the heart of your business.


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6 dead-end IT skills — and how to avoid becoming obsolete

Broaden your skills beyond previously high-demand niches to ensure your career continues to thrive in the hybrid, cross-functional, cloud-based future of IT.