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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.

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Real-time analytics: 7 tips for success

Fast and accurate insights are crucial in today’s data-driven world, making real-time analytics essential for many enterprises. Here’s how to get it right.

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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.

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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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‘Citizen developer’ success requires strong IT oversight

In the hands of business users, low-code and no-code tools can be powerful — and risky. Here’s how IT leaders are setting up guardrails to ensure projects don’t go off track.

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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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An ecosystem approach to IT is paying off for Māori language agency

Despite its small size, the New Zealand agency favours fitting together multiple tools to keep its bespoke capabilities and have flexibility in each module.

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Are Oracle's cloud gains enough to make it a contender?

Oracle has wooed some key customers to its public cloud software, but can it differentiate itself from competing services offered by Amazon.com, Microsoft, and Google?

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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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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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4 tips to kickstart your agile practice

As we go from crisis to recovery in year two of COVID, it's time to reset your team's agile velocity. Here's how.

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The personal transformation in IT leadership at NZ’s Countdown

Tech chief Steve James explains the five ‘orders of mind’ that set the leadership style, and explains how COVID-19 sparked a culture change at the grocer.

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7 IT governance myths

Are flawed beliefs damaging your IT organization’s governance framework? Here’s a rundown of common fallacies that should be immediately rooted out.

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7 pitfalls that undermine DevOps success

IT leaders seeking faster delivery of apps and services are increasingly turning to DevOps. But blending development and operations is tricky business.

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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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The dirty secret of data analytics: Culture of honest inquiry required

For far too many organizations, analysis has been corrupted by a culture of tweaking parameters to support desired outcomes. Here’s how to establish an honest path to data-driven decisions.

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9 ways to tame a bad boss

You don’t have to suffer silently under a difficult manager. Here’s how to manage up, enlist help, and offer feedback to make the best of a challenging leadership situation.

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