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    How to set up an enterprise strategy for generative AI

    The early days of cloud can yield adoption lessons for generative AI in the context of enterprise tech.

    Patrick Pugh • March 14, 2023
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    How to outgrow volatility through employee experience

    Technology leaders must adopt humility and vigilance in turbulent times, leaning on their transformation skills to attract and build a diverse workforce.

    Susan Robinson • March 6, 2023
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    3 ways CIOs can drive business success in 2023

    The CIO plays a critical role in helping companies adapt to shifting environments, writes Momentive CIO Eric Johnson.

    Eric Johnson • Feb. 21, 2023
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    7 rules to communicate the business value of IT

    Showing IT’s value effectively can help improve approval rates for funding requests, especially in times of financial headwinds.

    Robert Naegle • Jan. 12, 2023
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    How CIOs can revamp the company SaaS strategy

    Infrastructure and operations leaders should proactively adopt SaaS applications, rather than retrospectively adapting to change.

    Manjunath Bhat • Nov. 28, 2022
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    If young workers see their supervisor quiet quitting, they might do the same

    There’s little info out there about what happens when the boss quiet quits, a Rutgers University faculty member writes.

    Kyra Leigh Sutton • Nov. 22, 2022
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    Open ecosystems keep the ‘multi’ in multicloud

    Interoperability and deeper integration are key benefits of an open ecosystem, writes Dell VP of Corporate Strategy Mindy Cancila.

    Mindy Cancila • Oct. 14, 2022
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    More workloads are heading to the cloud. What’s holding the rest of them back?

    Companies face many obstacles when shifting to cloud, making the journey a steep mountain to climb.

    Jason Hatch • Oct. 10, 2022
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    5 uncomfortable questions to improve enterprise data culture

    Tech leaders must find the gaps in their data strategy to actively shape a data culture that enables insights-driven decision-making 

    Kim Herrington • Sept. 26, 2022
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    3 steps toward a sustainable cloud strategy

    Few companies pick their cloud providers using environmental sustainability as criteria. But that’s about to change.

    Miguel Angel Borrega • Sept. 16, 2022
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    The pivotal role of the chief digital officer

    The CDO role is in flux, a shift that calls executives to operate at the intersection of technology and business.

    Andy MacMillan, CEO of UserTesting • Sept. 6, 2022
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    3 ways to ensure technology becomes a business imperative

    Technology organizations often have a transactional relationship with the rest of the business. But there are ways to build a new culture around IT, the CTO of Advance Auto Parts says.

    Sri Donthi • Aug. 24, 2022
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    From cost center to profit center: The changing role of IT

    Data has become one of the most important enterprise assets, so understanding how technology unlocks the value of data and delivers ROI is crucial to the CIO role.

    Manish Sood • Aug. 17, 2022
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    How CIOs can respond to talent challenges in 2022

    A creative, human-centric and agile approach can help organizations overcome skills shortages, and shift the focus to digital business goals in 2022 and beyond.

    Andy Rowsell-Jones • July 15, 2022
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    Why so many CIOs are ineffective — and what to do about it

    There’s a profound lack of trust in CIOs — and the high turnover that you would expect as a result, said PwC’s Mike McCarron.

    Mike McCarron • July 7, 2022
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    Life after the chatbot: How next-gen automation can change operations

    To adopt and scale autonomous solutions, leaders should democratize access to tools and create opportunities to collaborate across departments.

    Marcelo Tamassia • June 13, 2022
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    How the CIO can become a board ally

    CIOs can lead the charge on digital business strategy while tackling enterprise risk, transformation and DEI among other top-down priorities.

    Partha Iyengar • May 18, 2022
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    'Lift and shift' without transformation can leave money on the table

    Cloud migration isn't always an easy sell, but brings potential for financial and operational gains.

    Manohar • April 6, 2022
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    3 shifting priorities for modern CIOs

    Companies need their CIOs to act as proactive decision-makers, leading shifts in IT architecture and guiding the tech product roadmap.

    Ian Pitt • March 25, 2022
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    Rumors of IT's death are greatly exaggerated

    The best strategy is to reject the false dichotomy of siloed IT vs. no IT at all.

    Tatyana Mamut • March 14, 2022
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    6 cost management strategies for CIOs amid geopolitical disruption

    There tends to be no room for new IT spending when crises unfold.

    Chris Ganly • March 10, 2022
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    A CIO's guide to going cloud native

    The primary driver for cloud native is a desire to get the most out of cloud, but use cases vary widely. 

    David Smith • Feb. 28, 2022
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    The benefits — and traps — of low-code tools

    Coding-light tools offer the promise of a new class of nonprogrammers with domain expertise, yet gaps remain. 

    Kevin Goldsmith • Feb. 14, 2022
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    Why businesses require fluid cloud strategies

    Mono, multi or hybrid? Flexibility is crucial, as vendor lock-in or challenges from data center migrations can hold companies back.

    Rishi Kulkarni • Feb. 11, 2022
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    How CIOs can align enterprise change with cloud strategy

    Cloud enables organizations to add capabilities — and extend existing ones.

    Sudhir Kesavan • Feb. 7, 2022