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Raghu Sagi, CIO, Inspire Brands

How Inspire Brands IT serves up innovation at scale

CIO Raghu Sagi and his team are creating a multitentant architecture to improve customer experiences and worker productivity across seven restaurant brand.

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CMMI certifications: A complete guide

The CMMI institute offers certifications and training courses for individuals, appraisers, and instructors, but you’ll have to start at the associate level and work your way up.

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5 tips for leading IT through crisis

IT leaders from Signet Jewelers, Workday, Turtle & Hughes, and One Call share lessons learned for effective leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jon Allen, CIO, Baylor University

Baylor goes back to basics to build ERP for the future

To support its ambition to become a top-tier research institution, Baylor University overhauled its ERP systems, a process that required getting back to the fundamentals of business-IT collaboration.

Ken Collins, executive director of portfolio management, Zions Bancorporation

Zions’ digital PPP loan app pays off for pandemic-racked small businesses

Zions Bancorporation built new software and bots to automate the release of federal funds under the CARES Act amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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6 ways IT leaders are jumpstarting innovation post-COVID

CIOs are pushing for new approaches to innovation to meet the opportunities and challenges of a business landscape forever changed by the past year’s pandemic.

Nicola Acutt, vice president of ESG, VMware

VMware tackles ESG with innovation

VMware has created an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) function within the Office of the CTO that is working closely with the company’s CIO to mitigate risk and drive innovation.

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AI in healthcare: The tech is here, the users are not

The biggest challenges for AI-enabled care are delivering real-time insights into the clinical workflow and gaining acceptance from caregivers as well as patients. Innovative solutions continue to emerge.

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How to get started with Execution Management Systems

We have already talked about what Execution Management Systems can do for you and why you should be paying attention to your execution capacity. Now we will dig into how you can get started with an Execution Management System by...

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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.

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How CBRE’s data transformation journey is creating better business outcomes

The commercial real estate industry is experiencing an infusion of investment with $60 billion alone supporting property technologies – or “proptech.” CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm,...

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4 strategies for retaining IT talent

Author and career development expert Bev Kaye shares her best advice for inspiring, motivating, and keeping top performers.

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CIO Leadership Live with Russell Kaurloto, VP and CIO at Clemson University

Russell Kaurloto, VP and CIO at Clemson University, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. They will discuss the post-COVID workplace, the...

Alan Douville, CIO, Stryker

How Stryker IT shifted to a global operating model

CIO Alan Douville and his team have made major changes that enable IT to support the $14 billion medical device company’s operations in over 100 countries.

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Truck maker Oshkosh drives decisions with data

The 104-year-old manufacturer of specialty trucks and military vehicles is leveraging data to optimize its business.

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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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Innovation vs. operations: A critical balancing act IT must master

The sweet spot between business innovation and operational excellence is elusive, but IT’s pandemic response has provided new skills and strategies for solving an age-old IT conundrum.

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5 lessons BofA’s tech chief learned from the pandemic

Bank of America weathered the pandemic well on the strength of its digital channels, senior execs say. Here BofA’s tech and ops chief reflects on lessons learned over the past 15 months.

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