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May 30, 2019
Who is a cloud worker? According to Google's John Solomon, CIOs are shortchanging their companies by not enabling virtually every worker today to use the cloud to do their jobs.
February 15, 2019
Implementing RPA requires planning and coordination between multiple parts of the business to be effective. Execs at IBM Think share tips on how to craft a winning RPA strategy.
January 23, 2019
We asked five CIOs to share their tech resolutions for the new year. Ambition is sky high. Projects include RPA, AI that can handle sensitive data, scaling the business and more.
January 21, 2019
Tech executives sound off on the IT trends they see shaping CIO strategies in 2019. AI and cloud loom large, but the test for CIOs is not just technical.
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Facebook's foray into cryptocurrency is setting off alarm bells in government and finance circles. The question is how could the Libra project help the enterprise? Continue Reading
CIOs need to start thinking about AR and VR and other immersive technologies as the new enterprise UI. Continue Reading
Entrepreneur Keith Krach recounts how he started Ariba, sharing a treasure trove of tips in part two of this three-part Q&A. Continue Reading
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ITIL and ITSM best practices improve business processes by standardizing and optimizing the delivery of IT services. Learn more in this comprehensive guide for CIOs. Continue Reading
As technology has become a business differentiator, IT strategy is more crucial than ever. These IT strategic planning templates help CIOs make IT a business driver. Continue Reading
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American Fidelity's R&D chief said employees, not tech, should be the focus of any automation strategy. One way he puts people first is by eliminating menial tasks. Continue Reading
Safeguard your CIO career path. Agiloft CEO Colin Earl details the top five reasons CIOs get the ax -- and how to avoid them. Continue Reading
Often used interchangeably, the terms SLO and SLA are not the same. Find out the key attributes of each and why each is important for managing service providers. Continue Reading