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  • Making the Transition to Digital Transformation

    If digital transformation isn't at the core of your organization's business strategy, it should be. As a growing volume of consumers and other businesses increase their use of digital channels to conduct research on products and services and to complete transactions, digital business opportunities are skyrocketing for enterprises across vertical industries.

  • Who is Training the Next Generation of Tech Executives?

    In some respects, our generation had it easy. But the next generation of IT leaders won't have time to make many mistakes. They'll have to hit the ground running and keep running to keep ahead of incredibly rapid changes in the technology ecosystem.

  • Winning the War for Cybersecurity Talent

    Given the mounting organizational costs and impact that cyber security breaches can have on the enterprise, the CIO is being held to a higher standard when it comes to managing and monitoring security for the enterprise. Protecting the enterprise against cyber threats includes having the right personnel and skills in place to detect and respond effectively to known or suspected dangers.

  • Explaining Differences in Cloud Models - And Why They Matter - to the Board

    Cloud computing is a broad term that covers a range of services. As CIOs and IT professionals are aware, there are public, private, and hybrid clouds. While many technology professionals understand the differences and benefits of various cloud types, most business executives and board members aren't even aware that there are different cloud models to choose from.

  • Responding to Disruption

    From consumer financial services to media and transportation, digital disruption is altering the business landscape dramatically. To date, leaders of long-standing companies have responded to digital disruption in one of three ways, according to PwC.

  • Catering to the Mobile, Cross-Channel Customer

    Customer experience planning and management has become a priority for CIOs. The CIO and the IT organization are well-positioned to help guide customer experience efforts. One of the primary challenges many companies face are the technology and organizational silos that exist between different departmental functions.

  • Rethinking Career Development for Millennials

    Digital disruption is forcing companies to support new ways to communicate with customers and CIOs to harness new IT skills and capabilities from their workforces. For CIOs, Millennials represent a sizeable portion of IT staffers who either already have these skills or require additional training to strengthen these skill sets.

  • Leading by Example

    As the head of the IT organization, the CIO also sets an example for the rest of the group. A CIO isn't a leader because of his or her title but based on the actions that he or she takes. This includes how the CIO handles decision-making, whether they act decisively, listens to and acts on input from managers and staff, and how they communicate the actions that have been taken.