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    Lack of learning opportunities may drive tech workers away

    Three-quarters of employees feel their employers focus more on attracting new talent than investing in current talent, a TalentLMS survey found.

    By Kathryn Moody • Oct. 26, 2021
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    Virtual interviews cut time-to-hire, cementing role in hiring, employers say

    Employers that move efficiently through the hiring process may enjoy a recruiting edge.

    By Kate Tornone • Oct. 22, 2021
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    Technology leadership during an economic crisis

    The key to success is creating a technology vision and strategy that is effective long-term and will resonate long after a crisis subsides.

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    How CIOs can take an engineering approach to improving DEI

    Through partnerships with educational institutions and by taking a page from the engineering process, tech executives can enhance business DEI efforts.

    By Oct. 21, 2021
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    Boards look to technology to support risk taking

    As boards eagerly seek long-term growth, executives are more reluctant toward taking risks as businesses work through the talent crunch, Gartner research shows.

    By Oct. 21, 2021
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    To win, CIOs must embrace the new — borrowing from other industries

    A future-proof CIO needs to leverage playbooks from other industries, iterating on others' successes while cultivating an obsession with what's new.

    By Oct. 21, 2021
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    IT budgets to jump 3.6% in 2022, largest increase in a decade

    Businesses expect to invest more in technology, as organizations still lean on technology to navigate volatility, Gartner research shows.

    By Oct. 18, 2021
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    Albertsons to increase focus on modernizing tech under new CFO

    The grocer has considerable work ahead as it looks to move away from using outdated systems and rely more heavily on cloud-based technology. 

    By Sam Silverstein • Oct. 18, 2021
  • CISOs: Approach the board with precision, simplicity

    Executives from PepsiCo, Mandiant and Texas Children's Hospital honed the art of approaching the board. Their techniques leave stakeholders asking, "Do you need anything?"

    By Samantha Schwartz • Oct. 11, 2021
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    Gen Z wants jobs in tech, but retention questions linger

    A generation waiting in the wings. A corporate world eager to fill tech talent vacancies. Culture and compensation can make or break the deal for the rising IT talent class.

    By Oct. 08, 2021
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    IT orgs partner on apprenticeships, aiming to diversify tech pipeline

    SNS Technologies joined CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech, an initiative to expand and diversify the information technology workforce.

    By Emilie Shumway • Oct. 06, 2021
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    The cost of career change: Workers spend time, money breaking into IT

    As the Great Resignation hits the enterprise and workers seek out job opportunities, 13% of job seekers are thinking about pivoting to IT, according to CompTIA data.

    By Oct. 04, 2021
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    Remote work is enabling a Silicon Valley exodus

    How has the tech industry's widespread embrace of working from home affected its capital?

    By Emilie Shumway • Oct. 04, 2021
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    The Water Cooler: 4 IT execs on their first incident response steps

    The first step to recovery is planning ahead. But during a crisis, how leadership prioritizes resources and actions from the get-go can determine mitigation.

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    Risk, operational efficiency sell IT to business leaders

    Tech leaders should be able to explain how IT investments can buy down risk, said Derek Brink, VP and research fellow at Aberdeen Strategy and Research.

    By Sept. 30, 2021
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    Who will win the remote work game of chicken?

    Success in the hybrid work era will be shaped by how well companies can embrace collaborative technology, experts say.

    By Emilie Shumway • Sept. 30, 2021
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    How introspection can stop the Great Resignation

    Employees quitting en masse is creating a "brain drain," and companies must act swiftly to improve the digital experience to ensure current and future employees feel supported and productive.

    By Yassine Zaied • Sept. 27, 2021
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    Cigna expands purview of global CIO

    Noelle Eder, who first joined the company in August 2020, will add data and analytics to her role as innovation reshapes access to care across the industry.

    By Sept. 23, 2021
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    Less than 1 in 5 Fortune 500 CIOs identify as women, report finds

    The gender gap is further evidenced by the difference in tenure — women spend one and a half fewer years as CIOs than their male counterparts. 

    By Sept. 21, 2021
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    The Water Cooler: Skills 4 tech execs target in IT recruiting

    Workers can gain digital skills on the job tailored to business needs, though there are certain prerequisites management looks for as they evaluate the hiring landscape.

    By , Sept. 17, 2021
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    Opinion

    3 keys steps to facilitate robust, sustainable learning programs

    It's vital companies cultivate an environment of learning and upskilling, enabling employees to develop their knowledge and skills.

    By Michael Voegele • Sept. 17, 2021
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    Opinion

    How my winding path to CIO taught me to mentor women in tech

    ScanSource SVP and CIO Rachel Hayden knew she wanted to become a CIO after realizing the role didn't require having technical answers for every question.

    By Rachel Hayden • Sept. 13, 2021
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    Bank of America splits technology, operations oversight in leadership shakeup

    After 12 years as head of technology and operations, Cathy Bessant is shifting to a global strategy role. Two executives will take over her responsibilities.

    By Sept. 10, 2021
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    What do tech workers want?

    The COVID-19 pandemic proved that companies could accommodate flexible work and employees have more choice to go to companies with better pay.

    By Sept. 09, 2021
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    Tech industry banks on service models, hiring grows again

    IT companies added 26,800 workers last month, CompTIA reports. It's the largest hiring increase since November 2018.

    By Sept. 08, 2021
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    Los Angeles, Microsoft partner on veteran tech training program

    Recent research has shown that some veterans may struggle to transition into the civilian workforce, although many believe job training programs may help.

    By Ryan Golden • Sept. 08, 2021