Leadership


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    Debt, declining revenue threaten future of cloud-communication company Avaya

    After a challenging transition from hardware to software, the iPaaS company replaced its CEO in the face of faltering financials.

    By Aug. 10, 2022
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    Companies are adopting new tech, but are lacking skilled talent to bring ROI

    A study by Economist Impact suggests employers are worried about the tech skills gap in their organizations.

    By Caroline Colvin • Aug. 8, 2022
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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.

    By CIO Dive staff
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    Tech unemployment nears historic lows as hiring grows

    Amid better than expected job growth, employers sought technologists by the hundreds of thousands during July despite recession fears.

    By Aug. 5, 2022
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    Employees love flexibility in the tech workplace — and tech leaders should, too

    For tech employees, flex time and slack time provide the flexibility they crave. For tech leaders, flexible work initiatives keep employees happy and productivity high.

    By Aug. 5, 2022
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    Companies remain bullish on IT spend, unfazed by financial headwinds

    Talk of recession has companies cutting back on discretionary spending while planning larger modernization efforts, a strategy born from recent recession history. 

    By Aug. 4, 2022
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    Governors commit to computer science, but accountability questions persist

    Only 51% of high schools offered computer science courses in 2021, and advocates say tracking states’ future actions can ensure access improves. 

    By Anna Merod • Aug. 3, 2022
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    McDonald’s names global CIO following other executive changes

    Brian Rice will serve on the global senior leadership team as EVP and global CIO, reporting directly to CEO Chris Kempczinski.

    By Aug. 1, 2022
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    From floppy disks to the cloud: It’s time to thank SysAdmins

    July 29 marks System Administrator Appreciation Day, a holiday celebrating those unsung heroes who keep IT ticking. 

    By July 29, 2022
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    Degree requirements challenge tech employers already struggling to hire

    With demand and supply off kilter, one area to look at is the potential to upskill and solve for critical talent needs.

    By July 28, 2022
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    American Airlines turns to algorithms for improved fuel efficiency, passenger flow

    Departing CIO Maya Leibman highlighted the impact of digital enhancements on operational reliability and profitability during the company's Q2 earnings call.

    By July 26, 2022
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    Grill company Weber CTO steps in as interim CEO

    At least in the interim, technology is the answer for Weber as CEO Chris Scherzinger departs amid sales slump, supply chain woes and inflation.

    By July 25, 2022
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    Better buys: How CIO leadership impacts the enterprise IT procurement process

    Faster, leader-driven decisions on tech purchases correlate with happy tech customers, Gartner research shows. With budgets tightening, CIOs can make this happen.

    By July 25, 2022
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    Businesses lean on tech to weather stormy economic conditions, potential recession

    A looming recession pressures CIOs to balance cost optimization and investment opportunities with risk-management tactics.

    By July 22, 2022
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    Dollar Tree taps new CIO amid C-suite shakeup

    Bobby Aflatooni, along with several former Dollar General executives, joins Dollar Tree's revamped C-suite as the discount retailer navigates a business overhaul, price hikes and even rodent problems.

    By July 21, 2022
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    Unhappy with a recent enterprise IT purchase? Join the crowd

    Poor decision-making and lack of strategic vision are at the root of tech buyer remorse for 73% of enterprise systems buyers, Gartner research shows.

    By July 21, 2022
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    Truist expects tech investments to yield future savings

    The bank’s CFO Daryl Bible said moving more applications to the cloud will generate savings for the company.

    By July 20, 2022
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    NYU program tailors CIO training to C-suite demand

    CIOs bring business and technology leadership to the boardroom. Can a program teach that?

    By July 20, 2022
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    Kohl's technology chief to step down

    Paul Gaffney, who also led the company's supply chain arm, will depart Aug. 1 after three years at Kohl's.

    By July 18, 2022
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    Opinion

    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.

    By Andy Rowsell-Jones • July 15, 2022
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    5 experts demystify post-cloud migration challenges

    Businesses must think about what comes after cloud migration and prepare for the challenges that arise once workloads are transferred.

    By July 15, 2022
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    Prevent the exit interview: How CIOs can rethink tech assignments to aid talent retention

    The key to retention may be in looking closely at what technologists are working on.

    By July 15, 2022
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    Retention deficit: Upskilling gives tech workers a path forward

    Salaries may be top priority in a tight tech labor market, but training gives valued staff a reason to stay. 

    By July 14, 2022
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    Goldman Sachs to split up co-CIOs in innovation push

    The investment firm brought in the former head of Google's tech incubator Jigsaw to co-lead a new applied innovation office. 

    By July 13, 2022
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    Culture wars: In the battle to retain tech talent, morale matters

    Companies have overlooked culture in the past. But when employees have endless options, improving culture and morale is vital.

    By July 13, 2022
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    Want to retain your tech talent? Pay up

    Despite an economic slowdown, tech salaries remain high and companies are doling out perks to complement the money.

    By July 12, 2022