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7 risk mitigation strategies for the cloud

May 22, 2018

Via: CIO

Cloud services are here to stay, and they are taking over more enterprise functions every year. Where once cloud services were limited to simple storage or contact management, core functions like ERP have now moved to the cloud. And with […]


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Five Steps for Bringing About Change in IT

May 21, 2018

Via: CIO

IT leaders are upbeat for the most as they continue to move ahead with digital transformation efforts. It’s not that the budget spigots are opening wide – for most, spending and hiring rates are flat. “One of the biggest reasons […]


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Flipping the script: Business leaders must learn the language of IT

May 10, 2018

Via: CIO

During a Walmart leadership meeting in 2017, CIO Clay Johnson witnessed a seminal moment in IT-business relations. When someone suggested making the technical terms of the retailer’s IT strategy more accessible for business line leaders, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said […]


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IT’s 4 potential roles in digital transformation

May 8, 2018

Via: CIO

There are four distinct roles that IT can potentially play in its company’s Digital Transformation (DX) activities. These roles, illustrated in Figure 1, are Observer, Requestor, Implementor and Leader. The role that IT is allowed to play is based on […]


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The secrets to effective IT procurement

May 7, 2018

Via: CIO

As the CIO role becomes more about vendor management rather than ‘building things’, it is relevant to consider what things make for an effective IT procurement process. To be honest, there are lessons here for CIOs, other IT leaders, and […]


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7 ways to embrace shadow IT and win

May 3, 2018

Via: CIO

Fear not shadow IT, the software and services employees secretly use without explicit organizational approval. For decades, CIOs and IT managers have searched for ways of reliably ferreting out and squashing shadow technologies, realizing that the illicit tools create dangerous […]


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6 business analyst certifications to advance your analytics career

May 2, 2018

Via: CIO

Certifications for business analysts are still emerging, but there’s already a handful of organizations offering exams to certify your business analytics skills. Business analysts help organizations make the most of the data they collect by finding trends, patterns and errors […]


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The value of multiple modalities in IT training

April 30, 2018

Via: CIO

When people talk about IT training, they usually think about courses – either instructor-led training (ILT) or some combination of ILT and/or online self-paced courses. Although courses continue to be an important part of IT training, training today should consist […]


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What are you going to do about IT skills gap?

April 25, 2018

Via: CIO

Recently, I came across this interesting article about the skills gap in the tech sector. I went in ready to read about how technology is evolving at a rapid pace, how new technologies are being introduced every day, and how […]


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How artificial intelligence will transform the role of IT in 2018

April 24, 2018

Via: CIO

IT teams in 2018 are facing competing pressures amidst frustrating constraints. Executives want to enjoy the benefits of hot trends like digital transformation, so they look to IT to create new revenue streams, improve customer engagement, optimize operations, and otherwise […]