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7 compliance mistakes to avoid

Regulations related to IT systems and data are on the rise. IT leaders must do their part in avoiding common missteps that can lead to hefty fines for non-compliance.

7 tips for better business-IT alignment

In a rapidly changing world, IT and business leaders need to work together to steer their enterprise in the right direction.

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Sponsor Podcast Palo Alto Networks

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Jamie Holcombe, CIO at the US Patent and Trademark Office

Jamie Holcombe, CIO at the US Patent and Trademark Office, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. They will discuss how patent and trademark...

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CIO Leadership Live with Jamie Holcombe, CIO at the US Patent and Trademark Office

Jamie Holcombe, CIO at the US Patent and Trademark Office, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. They will discuss how patent and trademark...

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The secret art of technical architecture improvement

Building effective IT 101: Now that you know what you have in your technical architecture, and how good (or not-so-good) it is, you’re ready to plan for its improvement.

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CIOs blaze new career pathways at the top

Basking in the afterglow of their touted pandemic response, IT leaders are charting new and non-traditional career growth by embracing roles that capitalize on their business-savvy skills.

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8 tips for streamlining legacy IT

Whether for stability’s sake or to support vital business processes, most CIOs still have to retain legacy apps and infrastructure. But that doesn’t have to mean hobbling along.

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How Synchrony enables remote work across complex teams

In the early months of the pandemic, CIOs scrambled to ensure that employees had enough bandwidth to tunnel into corporate networks, stand up remote call center operations and tap stressed supply chains to procure enough computers,...

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17 IT management certifications for IT leaders

IT management requires both technical skills and the ability to lead teams, projects, and processes. These 17 certs will help you to hone and showcase your IT management bona fides.

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Getting the CIO-CFO relationship right

As IT’s stature has grown, so too has the importance of a strong CIO-CFO partnership. Executive pairs shed light on their collaborations and offer tips for success.

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11 tips for selecting and implementing an ERP system

From laying the organizational groundwork to planning for the long haul, IT experts offer insights on how to make this challenging business transformation smooth and successful.

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How to make performance reviews meaningful

These formal evaluations, in which managers assess an employee’s performance, are a great opportunity to build culture, bust bias, and bring teams together — especially in tough times.

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How Novant Health optimized IT for speed and agility

Serving nearly six million patients annually, Novant Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system that serves nearly six million patients in communities across North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. To optimize the...

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Can’t find the IT skills you need? Take a closer look at your team

Your IT employees likely possess skills and knowledge that are unused in their current roles and may make it easier for them to learn new skills. Together, these hidden and transferable skills provide a treasure trove of untapped IT...

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Evaluating technical architecture: 11 key criteria and how to apply them

Building effective IT 101: Knowing what you have is a good first step. But knowing whether what you have is what you ought to have is a different matter.

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CIO50 2021: Aotearoa New Zealand’s IT innovators and leaders honoured

The awards recognise those who pushed through the challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic to deploy new and exciting programmes.

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Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with John Wilson, VP, CIO & CSO at MITRE

John Wilson, VP, CIO & CSO at MITRE, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. They will discuss zero trust, phishing as a service, connected...

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Popular IT advice every CIO should ignore

Everybody has an opinion. The problem is, some opinions simply aren’t worth listening to.

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