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5 key metrics for IT success

February 13, 2024

Via: CIO

IT leaders are drowning in metrics, with many finding themselves up to their KPIs in a seemingly bottomless pool of measurement tools. The result is wasted time, confusion, and, in some cases, conflicting insights. There are several important metrics that […]


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IT budget shock: Global IT services firms continue to struggle

February 8, 2024

Via: CIO

The global IT services industry is at a significant crossroads, with the explosive growth of generative AI and deepening economic uncertainties reshaping its future. Recent financial reports from major global IT services firms have highlighted a concerning slowdown in the […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Why IT execs need to consider GraphQL

January 29, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Enterprise IT has long been a morass of oft-conflicting infrastructure choices, and recent advances have arguably made things worse. Cloud, for example, promised to make everything better, but 10-plus years of cloud-native investments have complicated things by creating a thicket […]


BI Users, IT Team

Top IT exec recuiters weigh in on talent trends today

January 11, 2024

Via: CIO

When I last dedicated an episode of the Tech Whisperers podcast to the state of tech talent, we were just coming out of a multi-year “sellers” market, and we could sense that we were hitting an inflection point. Fast-forward a […]


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IT job growth flattens as economic concerns persist

January 9, 2024

Via: Network World

The number of new IT jobs created in calendar year 2023 flattened with just 700 positions added, which signals continued concern among hiring managers around economic uncertainty and growing demand for skills focused on emerging technologies. For comparison, 2022 saw […]


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5 best practices for digital twin implementation

January 3, 2024

Via: CIO

Digital Twins are making solid headway in the civil infrastructure arena with notable examples such as the twin of the entire Republic of Singapore, and the city of Dubai. As mentioned in an earlier article, Keith Bentley of software developer […]


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13 IT resolutions for 2024

January 2, 2024

Via: CIO

CIOs are readying for another demanding year, anticipating that artificial intelligence, economic uncertainty, business demands, and expectations for ever-increasing levels of speed will all be in play for 2024. Yet, CIOs remain both undaunted by that list and expectant about […]


BI Users, Executive

6 generative AI hazards IT leaders should avoid

December 6, 2023

Via: CIO

OpenAI’s recent announcement of custom ChatGPT versions make it easier for every organization to use generative AI in more ways, but sometimes it’s better not to. Two AI safety summits in as many weeks on both sides of the Atlantic […]


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8 change management questions every IT leader must answer

November 30, 2023

Via: CIO

Early in the pandemic CIO Ken Grady pinpointed a key challenge that has vexed IT organizations for the better part of a decade. “We saw a tremendous acceleration and adoption in the use of new platforms to stay connected and […]


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How to evolve IT systems into innovation engines

November 28, 2023

Via: CIO

When vendor-driven and customer-driven technology roadmaps are in close alignment, the results can be almost magical. Unfortunately, for most organizations that’s rarely the reality as they’re often left struggling to achieve the innovation that their vendors are supposed to enable. […]


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7 steps for turning shadow IT into a competitive edge

November 21, 2023

Via: CIO

Ask IT leaders about their challenges with shadow IT, and most will cite the kinds of security, operational, and integration risks that give shadow IT its bad rep. But for a select few, the deeper challenges of departmental technologies being […]


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IT not ready for AI, Pure Storage survey finds

November 20, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

Most organisations just don’t have the IT infrastructure to handle the compute, storage and energy requirements that artificial intelligence (AI) deployments bring. In fact, one-third think a total overhaul of their IT estate will be needed to be able to […]


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6 most underhyped technologies in IT — plus one that’s not dead yet

November 20, 2023

Via: CIO

Generative AI and, more specifically, ChatGPT captivated the corporate world in 2023, with board directors, CEOs, and other executives fawning (and sometimes fearing) the technology. Their enthusiasm is justified, with multiple studies finding that AI is delivering strong value and […]


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4 ways ICA rebuilds and cleans up IT

November 10, 2023

Via: CIO

During the pandemic, e-commerce quickly became the focus of large food chains. ICA, with about 1,300 stores and a 36% market share, was no exception, and in Q2 of 2020, while stay-at-home mandates were enacted, its e-commerce increased by 165%. […]


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Principal Financial unifies IT to lay foundation for growth

November 8, 2023

Via: CIO

For companies whose business units have traditionally operated independently, centralizing IT operations under one strategy can reap significant benefits — especially when it comes to offering a holistic customer experience and establishing a unified data foundation for leveraging the latest […]


Software & Systems

Designing software for efficient IT operations

November 6, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

Is digital transformation purely a question of speed? It would be easy to think so, given that transformation is commonly associated with a shift to more rapid deployment of software, features and services. The sooner you get these into production, […]


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What Duxbury Networking’s CIO does to balance head with heart

November 3, 2023

Via: CIO

What keeps IT leaders up at night covers a broad range of issues including improving overall IT performance, data security, process risk and compliance, and meeting needs to improve business agility. For Shamiel Kimmie, Duxbury Networking’s CIO, a few of […]


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Burnout: An IT epidemic in the making

November 3, 2023

Via: CIO

Burnout is quickly becoming a widespread problem for IT organizations. The wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, mass tech industry layoffs, and the demand to keep pace with constantly evolving technology are all prominent factors contributing to a state of exhaustion […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Is your data strategy ready for gen AI? LOB leaders may disagree

November 2, 2023

Via: CIO

Rapid advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), particularly generative AI are putting more pressure on analytics and IT leaders to get their houses in order when it comes to data strategy and data management. Line-of-business leaders are feeling the need to […]


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8 ways IT can help supercharge your sales team

October 31, 2023

Via: CIO

Without revenue from sales of products or services, a business becomes little more than a hobby or a charitable organization. Building sales requires a well-equipped sales team, and in today’s digital world, that means IT must become a strong support […]