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November 16, 2018
Augmented intelligence -- AI used to enhance human skills -- makes workplaces more productive, diverse, inclusive and authentic. That's one future conjured at an MIT forum on AI.
May 31, 2018
The C-suite's penchant for hiring in its own image prevents companies from creating a digital culture. Another barrier: assuming HR can find the right people.
October 03, 2017
The AWS cloud platform is No. 1 in the cloud market -- but it won't be the only one, chief exec Andy Jassy predicts. A few big vendors will fit into companies' multicloud strategies.
April 21, 2017
The H-1B program is now officially under review. Don't be the next headline, experts warn. Also: Steve Ballmer's public service project, Facebook's brain-computer interface.
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As more businesses identify as tech companies, what's the future of IT jobs? Many IT teams will work remotely on a gig-by-gig basis and their colleagues will span the globe. Continue Reading
CIOs must align IT strategy to business KPIs, and so should their service vendors. In this ITSM best practices tip, experts explain how to tie vendor services to business outcomes. Continue Reading
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The ITSM automation gains you've reaped from your ITSM provider can vanish when you need to switch vendors. These five tips will prevent that from happening. Continue Reading
How do CIOs develop ITSM SLAs that satisfy business expectations in today's complex environment of multiple service providers? David Clifford takes CIOs through five key steps. Continue Reading
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