COVID-19

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4 ways to run a leaner dev team

Covid-19 has brought many challenges for today's IT leaders, including continuing to drive new value without adding talent or increasing budget. Here's a new look at running lean.

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CIOs seek digital momentum coming out of crisis mode

CIOs who scrambled to support remote workforces during the COVID-19 pandemic are padding their digital operating models with practices and tools geared for digital transformation.

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IT leadership lessons from Countdown grocery’s pandemic response

The pressure cooker of the COVID-19 lockdown has revealed more about human nature, leadership, culture and innovation in the context of work than have the previous ten to 15 years.

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IT heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 was a challenge for all IT pros — but some have gone the extra mile. Here are just a few who have stepped up, volunteered their tech chops, and repurposed their platforms for those in need.

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Agile IT procurement in a post-COVID world

During the pandemic, organizations adopted transformational sourcing and procurement practices to drive savings, speed, and agility. They may never go back.

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3 steps to developing a risk response advisory system

Much like DEFCON is used in the U.S. Armed Forces to react to changing threat levels, your enterprise needs its own PANDCON to deal with changing pandemic conditions. Here's how to get started.

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Rethinking IT strategy post-COVID-19

After a herculean effort to enable remote work at scale, IT organizations are ramping up innovation efforts to address the challenges and create new opportunities for doing business in a post-pandemic world.

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NZ telco tackles remote working — before, during and after the lockdown

Vocus CTO Steve Kurzeja on moving towards a hybrid workforce.

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Remote hiring wins have CIOs rethinking recruitment, post-pandemic

IT leaders at NetApp, CommScope and DocuSign have taken to recruiting talent virtually, which may become permanent practice even after concerns about the coronavirus pandemic subside.

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Scenario planning for the next new normal: 7 key questions

Scenario planning is a highly effective approach to objectively preparing for the next and ever-evolving normal. Here's how to get started.

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Companies embrace emerging tech in return-to-office prep

Machine learning, mobile software and videoconferencing are among the technologies enterprises are adopting to lay the groundwork for welcoming employees back safely to corporate offices.

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14 technology winners and losers, post-COVID-19

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.

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COVID-19 crisis accelerates rise of virtual call centers

Call center operations have increasingly gone remote, but the pandemic has accelerated the WFH CX support trend, as IT leaders at T-Mobile and American Express attest.

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3 steps to creating an inclusive remote workplace

Bringing your whole self to work now includes showing up with your socioeconomic class as the backdrop and brings new challenges around equity and access.

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How NZ CIOs can take an active role in COVID-19 recovery

CIOs face great risks if they step back into a tactical rather than an emerging business posture

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Sharp IT budget cuts expected in wake of COVID-19

Gartner and IDC see global IT spending dropping precipitously this year, with cloud services an exception as enterprises accelerate transformational strategies.

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Use of cloud collaboration tools surges and so do attacks

Some industries have seen increases in cloud-related threat events rise as much as 1,350% since the COVID-19 crisis began.

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CIOs offer strategies for engaging an entirely mobile workforce

Working from home has been a success operationally, but it has strained people, processes and technology. CIOs discuss the opportunity to make each better in the days to come.

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