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5 ways IT is driving new revenue

CIOs are increasingly being called on to boost bottom lines by driving new revenue. Here’s how five IT leaders have transformed IT into engines for business growth.

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What a successful AI team really looks like

Forget the tech giants’ rosters of data science PhDs. As AI moves into the enterprise, blended teams with business skills become more important for driving business value.

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CIOs take on the talent imperative

Following a year of intense stress and long hours, IT pros are on the move and in search of professional fulfillment, flexibility, and work-life balance. Here, four CIOs share their advice for creating an IT culture tech workers can't...

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5 unpopular decisions every IT leader must make

Having to make difficult decisions may be the most challenging part of a CIO’s job. But from an organizational and career perspective, tough choices can be the most rewarding.

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Consequential innovation: 4 tips for unlocking hidden growth opportunities

For innovation to be consequential, you must strike the right balance between incremental innovation and disruptive innovation. Here's how to get started.

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Real-time data capability boosts NZ campervan company’s intelligence

Telemetrics capabilities in THL’s vehicles provides more than monitoring for customers; it provides intelligence to both customers on the road and company strategists at the office.

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The hard truth about business-IT alignment

Building effective IT 101: Forget what you’ve heard about aligning IT to the business. In the digital era, IT-business integration is the true key to organizational success.

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8 secrets of successful AI projects

Artificial intelligence holds great business promise, but it takes more than a working model to create scalable, transformative change

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AI presents governance questions for NZ IT leaders

Issues include bias in recruitment, lack of transparency in algorithmic management, customer understanding, and inadvertently creating new cyberattack vectors.

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5 tips for leading IT through crisis

IT leaders from Signet Jewelers, Workday, Turtle & Hughes, and One Call share lessons learned for effective leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Real-time analytics: 7 tips for success

Fast and accurate insights are crucial in today’s data-driven world, making real-time analytics essential for many enterprises. Here’s how to get it right.

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6 ways IT leaders are jumpstarting innovation post-COVID

CIOs are pushing for new approaches to innovation to meet the opportunities and challenges of a business landscape forever changed by the past year’s pandemic.

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Making the leap from IT expert to IT leader

Transitioning to an IT leadership role takes new skills, self-awareness, and an eye for the business value of tech as you become a key point-person for business-IT collaboration.

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‘Citizen developer’ success requires strong IT oversight

In the hands of business users, low-code and no-code tools can be powerful — and risky. Here’s how IT leaders are setting up guardrails to ensure projects don’t go off track.

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4 strategies for retaining IT talent

Author and career development expert Bev Kaye shares her best advice for inspiring, motivating, and keeping top performers.

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An ecosystem approach to IT is paying off for Māori language agency

Despite its small size, the New Zealand agency favours fitting together multiple tools to keep its bespoke capabilities and have flexibility in each module.

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Are Oracle's cloud gains enough to make it a contender?

Oracle has wooed some key customers to its public cloud software, but can it differentiate itself from competing services offered by Amazon.com, Microsoft, and Google?

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6 'crackpot' technologies that might transform IT

Next-horizon technologies have piqued some IT leaders’ interest in terms of the business value they may ultimately drive. Others remain skeptical of the high-risk payoff.

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