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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.
May 31, 2016
In advance of the World BPO/ITO Forum on June 13 and 14 in New York, conference speaker R. Lee Coulter talks about the state of AI applications in IT and business process outsourcing.
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Robotic process automation challenges the labor arbitrage of offshore outsourcing, sparking a new discussion among vendors, business leaders and CIOs. Continue Reading
CIOs don't sign on to large IT outsourcing deals expecting them to go bad, so what accounts for the high failure rates? Andy Sealock offers a game plan for de-risking your deal. Continue Reading
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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
If your ITSM vendor isn't living up to expectations, chances are you're ignoring these four ITSM best practices. ISG's Lois Coatney takes you through them, step by step. Continue Reading
Multisourcing can boost IT and business agility, but the approach can also spiral out of control. The SIAM model aims to ensure delivery is seamless and strategic. Continue Reading
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A mature ITSM program has not only won Link Alander's IT team kudos for superb service delivery, but it is also driving automation of business processes in other departments. Continue Reading
How do you go from 'lousy' systems and subpar services to an ITSM program that is driving a service approach across the enterprise? CIO Link Alander gives us the details. Continue Reading
Cross-functional or 'fusion' teams are critical to meeting fast-changing digital challenges. Here are the four must-have team attributes for successful enterprise digitization. Continue Reading