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CIOs prep for the coming IT recession

CIOs say that the coronavirus crisis has proven the value of IT, especially for organizations that were ready with mobile approaches and where the CIOs were tightly connected to other business counterparts.

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CIOs and COVID-19 crisis: thoughts on business continuity

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, a group of CIOs look at business continuity and share what’s working, what’s not and what lessons they have learned.

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8 tips for managing a remote workforce

No one expects a pandemic, but those who created contingency plans are easing into the transition. For the rest of us, here are eight ways to keep things running smoothly while ensuring your approach reflects the reality of the...

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CIOs discuss their evolving role

The CIO role has changed into a digital role. How well are CIOs succeeding remains an important topic and was one that several CIOs discussed a few weeks ago when the coronavirus crisis was in its early stages. Their answers provide...

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14 ways CIOs can show leadership during the COVID-19 crisis

What steps should CIOs be taking to help their organizations immediately weather this crisis? Fourteen CIOs share their thoughts.

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CIOs say personal disruption comes before digital disruption

Why CIOs and their teams need to change themselves first, before digital disruption can work for the entire organization.

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JLL tech transformation emphasizes value of employee experience

As JLL CIO Eddy Wagoner shifts to a digital leadership role, the commercial real estate market is undergoing a seismic shift toward ‘proptech’ amenities aimed at providing an employee-friendly focus.

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C-suite executives explain why virtual reality is a boon for business

Virtual reality may be great for gamers and others looking to “escape” the real world, but the technology is also helping real-world businesses improve their bottom line.

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GSK tech leader outlines 3 types of CIOs

As roles change and technology evolves, one veteran CIO says the next generation of CIOs will have followed a different career path.

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Research report: IT Economic Outlook

How are current economic conditions affecting IT spending plans? IDG surveyed IT leaders representing a wide range of vertical markets to find out.

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Digital initiatives drives CIOs advancing role

CIOs’ evolution to business strategist is tied to their success taking ownership of digital innovation and playing a leadership role in the transformational journey.

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Digital transformation brings IT and LOB together

CIOs have an opportunity to shrink the distance between technology and line of business as IT takes a leadership role with digital business initiatives.

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Managing diverse, multi-location teams

The management challenges for CIOs are only going to grow in the digital age. The question is: are they ready?

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What is an enterprise wide agile transformation and why CIOs should lead it

More CEOs are considering enterprise wide agile transformations, enabling a significant opportunity for CIOs to lead their organization’s process, culture and mindset changes.

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Measuring the value of the business analyst role

Once we see a business analyst in action, we can see the value. But how do you quantify soft skills of an enabler that helps others be more successful and deliver greater value? Let’s consider some metrics and ways to approach...

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Data governance is key to a data-driven business

Data governance isn't complicated, but its implementation requires expert advice, as well as local knowledge of the company and its peculiarities to develop a solution that brings real benefits.

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Protecting the digital economy

Our tech-addicted society has become much more vulnerable to cyberattacks, requiring CEOs to put security at the forefront of their agenda.

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How CIOs can get truly strategic...and why that matters

CIOs can earn their opportunity to advance at the strategy table, but to keep their roles, they need to make what IT does central to the business.

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