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Raghu Sagi, CIO, Inspire Brands
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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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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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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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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.

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Ready for the hybrid workforce

Industry experts discuss how a hybrid workforce offers potential benefits for both workers and enterprises, but also comes with new security risks.

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The new IT skills mandate for digital success

New emphasis on business value, agility, and customer experience has IT leaders remaking the IT skills mix, with upskilling strategies aimed at unearthing hidden talent within.

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How pay transparency can help close the wage gap and advance DEI

Without transparency, organizations will struggle to close gender and racial pay gaps and attract the talent they need.

Joanna Burkey, CISO, HP

HP CISO seeks to transform cybersecurity

HP CISO Joanna Burkey sees a pivot to business partnership as vital for cybersecurity’s success. Inspiring women to join the sector is essential to this shift.

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Ensuring culture fit when hiring remotely

The pandemic’s push to remote work has opened up new talent pools beyond commuting distance. But hiring remotely presents challenges, causing IT leaders to rethink culture and how to assess team fit.

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Leading future-ready organizations

Agile development is key to effective transformation. Here's how to break through the barriers and achieve your Agile aspirations.

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8 ways to get the most from your managed service provider

A growing number of IT leaders are turning to MSPs to help address challenges posed by rapidly evolving IT services. Here’s how to ensure your MSP provides maximum value and minimal distress.

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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.

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Anatomy of a killer IT internship program

With demand for tech talent on the rise, a robust IT internship program is key to ensuring the organization builds a reliable talent pipeline for the future, say IT leaders.

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Northwestern Mutual CIO takes incremental approach to IT innovation

The insurance and investment company is building an analytics platform and other solutions on an innovation continuum where learning from failure is a means to a better end.

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13 most difficult-to-fill IT jobs

The 2021 State of the CIO survey reveals organizations struggling to fill cybersecurity, AI, and data analytics roles in a year that finds companies looking farther afield to find IT talent.

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Spring 2021: State of the CIO

The 2021 State of the CIO research confirmed CIOs’ pivotal role this past year, but can they live up to the high bar they’ve established for themselves?

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16 traits of a world class chief innovation officer

Your innovation program, and the role of the CINO, is too important to leave to chance. Make sure whoever holds the top innovation job has these essential qualities.

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