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Jon Allen, CIO, Baylor University
Alan Douville, CIO, Stryker

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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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The quest for end-to-end intelligent automation

AI-powered process automation remains piecemeal, but new innovations are arising to fill the gaps, bringing the promise of fully intelligent automation that much closer.

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What is NLP? Natural language processing explained

Natural language processing is a branch of AI that enables computers to understand, process, and generate language just as people do — and its use in business is rapidly growing.

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13 secrets of a successful cloud ERP migration

Migrating legacy ERP systems to the cloud is a big undertaking rife with gotchas. Here’s how to ensure your massive shift of mission-critical enterprise applications goes smoothly.

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The ‘why’ of digital transformation is the key to unlocking value

Too many leadership teams focus on the ‘how’ or ‘what’ of their digitalization projects – which makes the destination less clear and can lead to negative ROI.

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The top 7 change management tools

With uncertainty on the rise, change management software is becoming an increasingly vital part of digital transformation, helping companies to transition smoothly and thrive.

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Skills and traits of elite IT automation teams

From RPA to AI, automation has become a key IT priority. Here’s what to look for in building a versatile team suited to automating processes across your enterprise.

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10 common ERP mistakes to avoid

From underbudgeting to not letting the business drive the project, IT leaders must beware the following pitfalls when implementing or updating an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system — or migrating one to the cloud.

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ServiceNow bets on citizen developers in latest enterprise push

ServiceNow offers enterprises a platform on which to formalize the informal workplace processes eroded by the move to working from home.

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IFS launches cloud-native, containerized ERP

The ERP vendor’s IFS Cloud gives CIOs hosting flexibility, freedom from infrastructure management, and vertical options tailored to their industries.

Satya Jayadev, CIO, Skyworks Solutions

How Skyworks embraced self-service IT

CIO Satya Jayadev and his team are democratizing technology and creating a self-service model to empower business users.

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Is hyperautomation in your organization's future?

Enterprises can take their automation efforts to the next level by combining technologies such as robotic process engineering, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

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16 technology winners and losers, post-COVID

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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What is business process analysis? A methodology for improving process

BPA helps organizations dig into vital business and IT processes to find problems and opportunities for improvement.

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Northwell Health’s new HR cloud faced early COVID test

When the pandemic hit New York, the local healthcare provider was able to turn a test analytics environment into a live dashboard for managing staffing needs.

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What is business process management? The key to enterprise agility

Business process management (BPM) is the practice of discovering and controlling an organization’s processes to align them with business goals as the business evolves.

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7 key questions facing the future of work

A global pandemic raised the bar for IT’s capabilities. IT leaders say 2021 will be even more challenging.

Karthik Venkatesh, CIO, Walden University

How technology creates an ecosystem of learning at Walden University

Walden CIO Karthik Venkatesh discusses how the university is leveraging SaaS, RPA, AI, and more to maximize student success.

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