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Application rationalization: Streamlining your IT portfolio

IT leaders are increasingly launching application rationalization initiatives to cut operational costs and improve resiliency and agility. Here’s how to weed out the waste and reinvest.

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Product-based IT: A bold shift to business value

IT leaders are swapping out project-based IT service delivery in favor of product development models predicated on business outcomes.

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The year ahead for Watercare CDO Rebecca Chenery

What’s on the tech horizon for Watercare CDO Rebecca Chenery in 2021 as New Zealand—and the world—emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic?

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Top 8 challenges IT leaders will face in 2021

Facilitating the future of work and securing a hybrid working environment top the list of tough, pandemic-inflected issues IT leaders must navigate this year.

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Hybrid work model helps VMware navigate the pandemic

The software maker’s hybrid work model enables employees to work almost anywhere, an effort that includes new conference room tech and experiments with meetings conducted in virtual reality.

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What IT leadership looks like in 2021

As IT leaders meet the challenges of the COVID era, only one thing is assured – more change is coming sooner than you think.

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The CIO’s next key role: Change agent

For today’s IT leaders, change management is more than technical. It’s about spearheading cultural transformation at every level of the business.

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How CIOs can (and should) measure business outcomes

There are two kinds of measurements in business: one to assess performance and the other to provide intelligence. The smart CIO needs to do both.

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4 attributes of future-ready IT leaders

In these turbulent times, one thing is certain, say top CIOs: What got you here won't get you there.

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The year ahead for Fulton Hogan CIO Brian Northern

What’s on the tech horizon for Fulton Hogan CIO Brian Northern in 2021 as New Zealand—and the world—emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic?

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20 worthwhile conferences for women in tech

If you support diversity and inclusion for women in technology fields, here are 20 conferences you won’t want to miss.

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9 IT resolutions for 2021

IT leaders share their visions on how they hope to transform their teams, their organizations, and themselves in the new year.

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How (and why) to address systemic racism through community engagements

Extending your diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategy beyond the IT department and into the local community can have a positive impact on your organization's DE&I efforts and could play an integral role in eradicating...

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The 10 most in-demand tech jobs for 2021 — and how to hire for them

From security pros to developers to analysts, the battle for the best IT talent wages. Here’s what to look for (and what to offer) when hiring for the 10 most in-demand jobs for 2021.

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5 tips for leading IT remotely

With WFH and hybrid workplace strategies stretching into 2021, IT leaders must settle in to new work habits to ensure success in leading IT from afar.

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Public cloud: Real-world examples of strategic success

Companies are increasingly leveraging the public cloud as a strategic tool for digital transformation. IT leaders lend advice on driving business agility and innovation in the public cloud.

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IT leaders’ top 15 takeaways from 2020

From IT’s resilience to the importance of being intentional, CIOs share insights on what 2020 has taught them about IT’s value to the business and what it means to work as a team.

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10 lies CIOs tell themselves

If Achilles had been a CIO, self-deception would be his heel. He’d be sure business-IT alignment is tight, information security bulletproof, and all projects come in on time. CIOs set the stage for disaster by fooling themselves.

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4 trends fueling hybrid-work strategies in 2021

In 2021, IT leaders will equip reconfigured corporate offices with hoteling and contract-tracing tools and automate more business processes while extending their cybersecurity coverage.

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Why ERP projects fail: Finding the gaps in your program plans

Skipping steps in the implementation process can cost your company dearly. Here's what to look for—and look out for.

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