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Reskilling facilitates agile IT in the digital era

CIOs cross-train employees in a variety of ways to round out their staffs’ skills for the digital age. CIOs share their reskilling strategies and lessons learned.

Written by Clint Boulton06 July 18 06:16

Why digital transformations are lagging

The inability to change culture or align on key metrics such as customer satisfaction and value delivery are among the key reasons why digital transformations are failing, experts say.

Written by Clint Boulton21 May 18 20:00

Innovative CIOs make shift to managing IT as a product

Aping Silicon Valley technology startups, enterprises are revamping their organizations from project-based IT service delivery to product-oriented technology supported by agile development and iterative release cycles.

Written by Clint Boulton19 April 18 20:00

6 reasons to pump the brakes on AI

Artificial intelligence is wending its way into business processes. But CIOs should pause and research the potential business impact of AI tools — both good and bad.

Written by Clint Boulton09 April 18 20:14

How to get a seat on the board: 10 tips for CIOs

CIOs serving on a range of non-profit and public boards offer some tips for IT leaders looking to navigate the process of seeking board seats.

Written by Clint Boulton04 April 18 22:49

8 essential roles for a successful digital transformation

CIOs scouring the earth to fill technical roles are likely ignoring the 'medium digital' skills required to round out their digital transformations. Here are the lesser-known digital roles CIOs should target.

Written by Clint Boulton02 March 18 04:01

7 reasons CIOs quit (or lose their jobs)

From false promises to role changes, CIOs exit when their ability to execute their strategy or grow their careers hits a road block — a trend that may be accelerating, thanks to the rise of digital transformations.

Written by Clint Boulton08 Feb. 18 22:00

12 reasons why digital transformations fail

Lack of CEO sponsorship, talent deficiency, resistance to change — if you’ve encountered any of the following issues, you may want to rethink your digital transformation before it grinds to a standstill.

Written by Clint Boulton18 Jan. 18 22:00

Digital disruption: 10 ways to survive and thrive

With digital disruption threatening enterprises in every sector, it’s time for C-suites to get serious about game-planning for the future of their businesses. PwC has a punch list that can help.

Written by Clint Boulton16 Dec. 17 06:25

How today’s CIOs grapple with unsanctioned tech

Thanks to the cloud and mobile devices, ‘shadow IT’ has become a key concern for CIOs in every industry. Here, CIOs share their real-world experiences reining in tech outside their formal control.

Written by Clint Boulton10 Dec. 17 17:08

CIOs embrace SaaS-based TBM to quantify IT’s value

More CIOs are turning to Apptio’s analytics service to automate technology business management (TBM), a framework for aligning the value of IT services with the cost to produce them.

Written by Clint Boulton06 Dec. 17 22:00

12 tips for using DevOps to fuel digital transformation

DevOps can help your organisation accelerate software and services delivery. IT leaders outline key points CIOs can follow as they look to support their digital transformations with DevOps.

Written by Clint Boulton02 Dec. 17 08:46

New CIO? Your transition playbook in 10 (not-so-easy) steps

What you accomplish in the first six months of taking over an IT leadership role is critical. The following 10 steps will help you navigate the rocky transition, get your IT house in order and set a clear path toward a strong strategic future.

Written by Clint Boulton07 Oct. 17 20:34