Sarah K. White

Senior Writer

Sarah White is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT governance, hiring & staffing, and IT jobs.

CMMI certifications: A complete guide

Making the leap from IT expert to IT leader

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.

Allyship: Stepping up for a more inclusive IT

Allyship: Stepping up for a more inclusive IT

IT leaders seeking to make a difference on diversity must become better allies of marginalized groups in IT, a process that requires reflection and courage in assuring issues are addressed and voices are uplifted.

7 IT hiring trends for 2021

7 IT hiring trends for 2021

COVID-19 sparked immediate change in the technology industry — and businesses have overhauled how they recruit, hire, and retain IT talent as a result.

What is a PEST analysis? Preparing your business for external impacts

What is a PEST analysis? Preparing your business for external impacts

Conducting a PEST analysis can help your business determine the critical and most influential political, economic, social, and technological factors that will impact your business.

12 common resume mistakes (and how to fix them)

12 common resume mistakes (and how to fix them)

Have you made any of these top resume mistakes? If so, take some time to revisit, review and update your resume before you apply for your next job.

Women IT leaders reset the CIO-CISO relationship

Women IT leaders reset the CIO-CISO relationship

AvidXchange CIO Angelic Gibson and CISO Christina Quaine are bridging the gap between IT and security by drawing on their experiences as women rising the ranks in IT.

How the WIT Mentor-Protégé program empowers women in tech

How the WIT Mentor-Protégé program empowers women in tech

Women in Technology offers program members access to women mentors in leadership roles to help advance their careers in what remain male-dominated fields.

CIO resumes: 9 best practices and 8 strong examples

CIO resumes: 9 best practices and 8 strong examples

If you’re stuck on how to write your resume for a CIO position, here are nine best practices from industry professionals — and real-world examples of winning CIO resumes.

Women in tech statistics: The hard truths of an uphill battle

Women in tech statistics: The hard truths of an uphill battle

Despite national conversations about gender diversity in tech, women are still underrepresented, underpaid and often discriminated against in the tech industry, numbers show.

What is a solutions architect? A vital role for IT-business alignment

What is a solutions architect? A vital role for IT-business alignment

Solutions architects are a vital role in any organization that wants to align its business goals and needs with IT services, products, software, and infrastructure.

ITSMF: Growing Black IT careers through leadership programs

ITSMF: Growing Black IT careers through leadership programs

For Black IT pros, it can be a hard, lonely road to the top. ITSMF is one organization connecting and advancing Black IT pros through programs that offer mentorship, training, and support.

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