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7 IT silver linings of the pandemic

Beyond just keeping business afloat, companies and IT leaders are finding unexpected benefits to COVID’s business disruptions.

Alvina Antar, CIO, Okta

CIOs embrace remote recruitment to land new gigs

New CIOs of Okta and Quick Base discuss their recruitment experience and offer tips for IT leaders open to or actively seeking new roles during the pandemic.

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Remote IT’s future: Key lessons learned from this WFH era

COVID-19 made IT staff working from home a necessity. Should the practice now be viewed as a fresh path to improved productivity?

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Tech Resume Library: 20 downloadable templates for IT pros

A well-crafted resume will attract recruiters, HR pros and hiring managers, but getting it just right is a daunting task. To jump start the process, Insider Pro has assembled this collection of real resumes revamped by professional...

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How did your continuity plan stack up against Covid?

Now that things are stabilizing, it's time to evaluate how well your business continuity plans handled Covid and where you need to make changes.

Randy Gaboriault, chief digital and information officer, ChristianaCare

CIOs rise to the new revenue challenge

The pandemic has accelerated the need for CIOs to pitch in on the bottom line. Here’s how tech execs are transforming into more revenue-focused IT leaders.

Michael Gliedman, CTO, Ranpak

Ranpak digital transformation expands sales of packing robots

The maker of autonomous packing machines is banking on a customer-facing and back-office transformation to bolster sales, says CTO Michael Gliedman.

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10 IT leadership development programs to help you level up

Whether you’re new in your IT career or a seasoned IT pro, if you’re interested in IT leadership, these 10 development programs will help get you on the right path.

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CIOs cultivate political capital in response to pandemic

IT leaders who have gained clout among C-suite peers during the pandemic must target high-impact initiatives to extend their political capital in 2021, but challenges remain.

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Diversifying your IT workforce

It's time to turn your words of solidarity into action. Here's where to start.

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New Zealand CIO community celebrated in CIO50

The 2020 awards highlight the transformation, disruption, and acceleration of business led by Kiwi CIOs.

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IT leaders grapple with the new normal

Five articles examine the challenges faced by leaders across all segments of IT – and the solutions that have made a difference.

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How to speed up software development (without killing morale)

In the wake of the pandemic, IT leaders are under increasing pressure to deliver solutions fast. But many CIOs are finding the steps they’ve taken to iterate quickly aren’t enough to support increasing business demands.

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Seeking a new gig? IT leader hiring rebounds, remotely

Recruitment of IT leaders has thawed since the pandemic first hit, as companies seek digital leaders who can help them adapt to shifting business dynamics. Here, recruiters offer tips for navigating the IT leadership hiring landscape....

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Secrets of successful digital innovation

The goal of any innovation effort is to deliver business value and competitive advantage. Two IT leaders share their secrets for meeting those measures.

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It’s about impact, not intent: Black Lives Matter Lessons to the C-Suite

What lessons can a CIO learn from the BLM movement and its drive towards greater social justice? Featuring Ola Otaiku, Founding Member of UK Black Tech and Kevin Gibbs, Executive Director of Delivery at Bracknell Forest Council.

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7 ways to effectively ensure IT-business alignment

Successful technology and business synchronization will never happen automatically. Here's how to get IT strategies and enterprise goals to mesh like clockwork.

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15 IT management certifications for IT leaders

IT management requires both technical skills and the ability to manage teams, projects and processes. These 15 certifications will help you showcase your IT management skills and abilities.

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