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12 IT budget tricks to reduce costs post-COVID

The pandemic has seen more weight thrust on IT’s shoulders, but often not the bump in budget to support it. Here are a dozen tips on trimming costs in response to strategic shifts in the wake of COVID-19.

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What will ensure the continued ascent of telehealth technology?

Telehealth is at a crossroads. Here are three things health systems must consider before investing further in telehealth technology.

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6 business concepts IT leaders should master

CIOs must master critical business concepts when speaking to their leadership peers. Here are some essential terms.

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5 starting points for agile transformation

Legacy systems and complexity can make agility difficult, but not impossible. Here are five steps any company can take to achieve agility.

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10 professional organizations for Black IT pros

Blacks have long been grossly underrepresented in IT. These 10 professional organizations aim to help close the diversity gap in tech by empowering Black tech professionals.

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CIO playbook: Building better relations with boards

Tech-savvy boards lead to better business outcomes. Here’s how IT leaders can help ensure their boards are among IT’s biggest supporters.

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New US CIO appointments, February 2021

Find up-to-date news about executives who have been recently hired or promoted into a new chief information officer or chief technical officer role.

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Why the ‘experience of things’ lies at the heart of digital transformation

Employee, customer, and ecosystem form the core experience pillars required for transforming your business.

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What is SAFe? The Scaled Agile Framework explained

If your organization is seeking efficient project delivery, decreased time-to-market, and increased stakeholder value, then the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) may be right for you.

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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.

Carolina Ferreira, technical support analyst, Bank of America

5 tips for retaining diverse hires

Diversifying your workforce goes beyond just setting a hiring strategy. You have to overhaul your culture to ensure new hires feel welcome and can thrive.

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Risk, the misunderstood discipline

Knowing the difference between risk appetite, tolerance, and threshold enables better decision making about technology investments to drive the business forward.

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8 goals every project manager should aspire to achieve

If the pandemic has taught project managers anything, it’s that uncertainty is here to stay. Here are the new goals project managers must focus on to be an indispensable strategic partner.

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Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Justin Kershaw, CIO, Cargill

Justin Kershaw, CIO, Cargill, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss supply chain disruptions, blockchain, cyber risk...

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Digital CX: The key to thriving through the pandemic

IT leaders have undertaken a variety of digital initiatives to improve customer experience (CX) throughout the pandemic. Here CIOs discuss their efforts to bolster their corporate brands.

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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AWS chief Andy Jassy gets top job at Amazon as CEO Bezos steps down

The surprise announcement that Jeff Bezos will leave later this year and hand over the reins to AWS leader Andy Jassy marks a remarkable rise for Jassy. He began as a marketing manager in 1997 and started AWS in 2003.

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What is a chief analytics officer? The exec who turns data into decisions

A chief analytics officer leads an organization’s data analytics strategy, driving data-related business changes in an effort to transform your company into a more analytics-driven one.

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‘Rise with SAP’: SAP bets on migrating your ERP to its cloud

Christian Klein says SAP’s new business transformation as a service offering will reduce TCO. Users groups are skeptical given sketchy details.

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10 IT budgeting mistakes to avoid

Cost savings remains a huge area of focus for IT leaders, who have a ways to go before they master the complex task of building a great IT budget.

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