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How DMaaS eliminates data silos and 4 tips for choosing a provider

For CIOs caught in an ever-growing web of complicated data silos, data management as a service can help drive a competitive business advantage.

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5 critical steps to relaunch a transformation initiative

Across all markets, transformation programs that have been on hold for close to a year are being launched or relaunched. Here's how to make sure your transformation stays on the right track and lower your systems integrator spend by...

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At CES, a new era of hardware addresses the work-from-home shift

At CES 2021, Dell, HP, and Lenovo, the three largest PC vendors, all unveiled a spate of new business laptops with security enhancements like hardened protection and built-in smarts to guard against ransomware, crypto-mining, and...

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3 questions guiding your SAP transformation to S/4HANA

If S/4HANA is key to simplification for many organizations, the path to getting there is anything but simple. So let’s make it simple. Here are the three questions that every enterprise needs to ask, and three boxes to check off their...

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Lessons in diversity: How PDX Women in Tech overhauled board recruitment

In less than two years, the board of the Portland, OR-based nonprofit has gone from 80% white and cisgender and no LGBTQ representation, to 80% BIPOC with LGBTQ+ representation. Here's how we did it.

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From risk mitigation to business enabler: The role of CISOs in 2021

CISOs faced a number of challenges in 2020, not the least of which was COVID-19 and the mass migration from onsite to remote work. Corporate leadership saw just how vital the security team is to ensuring the company runs, and runs...

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AI and automation are linchpins for post-pandemic business success

In both the short term and the long term, and across back- and front-office applications, AI has the potential to add value to business workflows, augment employee capabilities, and harness the power of man and machine to improve...

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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 themes for healthcare CIOs in 2021

2020 was a nightmare of a year for healthcare providers. The new year provides an opportunity to get back on track.

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12 dark secrets of AI

With the drumbeat for AI across all industries only getting louder, IT leaders must come to grips with the dark secrets of working with artificial intelligence to glean business insights.

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Beyond the hype: Preparing for 5G (if you need it at all)

Business leaders have been told that 5G will completely transform their business, but with all the hype, there is still a wide gap between expectation and actual experience. While the upside of 5G is great, the downside is in its...

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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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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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Healthcare digital transformation: 5 predictions for 2021

Consumerism, telehealth, and the learnings from the pandemic will drive priorities in 2021.

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Precision transformation starts with a wide-angle lens

These 5 steps can help you capture big-picture transformation needs and execute on the things that really matter.

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Retail reimagined: DENT open switch network platform paves the way for better experiences

Combined with commercial off-the-shelf hardware, new open source NOS could drastically slash the cost of networks

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Balancing innovation and optimization

How online trading platform Robinhood dealt with hyper-growth, Kubernetes, and getting the goals right

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Measuring IT project success post-COVID—and 4 leadership lessons learned

Despite challenges, the pandemic has unearthed opportunities from both a technology and strategic standpoint and has introduced new ways to measure the business value of digitization projects.

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