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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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How Chorus is planning the future of New Zealand’s broadband network

CTO Ewen Powell explains how New Zealand’s core network is changing, what the telco has to plan for, and what CIOs should know.

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5 ways to build trust between business and IT

Most organizational dysfunction is the symptom of a greater problem: Business-IT trust has broken down. Here’s how smart CIOs repair those rifts — or foster trust from the get-go.

Ian Pitt, CIO, LogMeIn

7 tips for selling the C-suite on IT investments

Salesmanship is a key skill in getting buy-in for IT spend. Here’s how to rally support for IT projects by crafting sales pitches that put busines benefits — not the technology itself — front and center.

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Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices

Project management plays a crucial role in enabling business transformation. Here is a breakdown of what project management is and how to execute it effectively in service of strategic goals.

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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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User acceptance: 5 tips for ensuring digital success

Those most impacted by digital transformations can make or break your success. Here’s how to leverage their insights, address their pain points, and exceed their expectations.

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7 traits that separate IT leaders from IT managers

Is your career still rooted in the past? Here's how you can break free and reach new levels of leadership and performance.

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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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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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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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Trustpower’s tech transformation takes the next (cloud-native) steps

Continued adoption of cloud-native systems in a multicloud strategy is key to both business and IT transformation at the New Zealand utility.

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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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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.

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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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