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Forecast of the Future of Work from MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
'We must do more to cultivate new jobs and new worker skills.' -- Irving Wladawsky-Berger, research affiliate, MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/16/2021
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AWS Boosts Support for Girls in Tech’s Inclusivity Efforts
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Cloud services provider increases backing for group aimed at further shrinking the gender gap in the technology workforce.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/15/2021
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Why IT Leaders Should Make Cloud Training a Top Priority
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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As IT operations continue drifting into the cloud, it's important to ensure that organization personnel keep pace with the latest skills and practices.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/14/2021
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The Five Pillars of Resilience Engineering
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Keeping systems up and running has become even more critical given today's distributed workforce. Here are five ways to keep your engineering team ready for anything.
By Hector Aguilar, President of Technology, Okta , 4/14/2021
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How to Submit a Column to InformationWeek
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Do you have insights or best practices to share with other IT leaders and practitioners? Here's how to submit your own commentary article.
By InformationWeek Staff , 4/9/2021
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CIO Best Practices for Communicating about Disaster
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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When disaster strikes, your public relations plan can be just as important as your disaster recovery plan. Here are three best practices for CIOs.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 4/8/2021
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Do Executives Help or Hinder Agile Teams?
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Executives have priorities that may conflict with agile practices and mindsets. They can play a critical role in empowering agile. But do they?
By Terry White, Associate Senior Analyst, Omdia , 4/7/2021
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11 Things IT Professionals Wish They Knew Earlier in Their Careers
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
What would you do differently if you had the chance to start your IT career all over again? We asked seasoned tech pros for advice that they would pass on, and here’s what they had to say.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/6/2021
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AI at Your Service
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Here’s how artificial intelligence in customer service optimizes employee and customer experiences.
By Wanda Roland, VP and Alliance Leader, Digital Customer Experience, Capgemini , 4/5/2021
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HealthBridge’s Low-Code Strategy to Process Medical Claims
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Developing applications fast while working with HIPAA-compliant data meant finding a resource to take some weight off professional developers.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/2/2021
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Time to Shift Your Job Search Out of Neutral
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Just holding onto the job you had was what most people wanted to do a year ago. But the allure of higher salaries may be wooing some IT pros to greener pastures.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/31/2021
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Why IT Roles Are Broadening
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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The world of IT is constantly evolving and with it, IT positions. However, there's no one path that will suit all organizations.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/30/2021
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Addressing ‘Zoom Fatigue’ Head-On in the Future of Team Conferencing
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Even as team conferencing platforms increase in capability and complexity, the potential for fatigue and disinterest in using the technologies is rampant. But AI improvements may soon address the risks.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 3/25/2021
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Why and How the Chief Information Officer Role is Changing
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Business competitiveness rules and technologies are constantly changing, and with them, the role of the CIO.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/24/2021
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What IT Leaders Can Do To Diminish Fear Within Their Teams
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Fear can stop great work in its tracks. CIOs and other IT managers must play a vital role in helping staff push fears aside so they can focus on excellence.
By Charles Weindorf, Retired IT Director and Chief Engineer , 3/24/2021
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How Scholarships Can Support Diversity and Inclusion in Tech
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Improving the inclusiveness of tech careers can start with education access for a broader demographic.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/22/2021
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Ways to Break Gender Gridlock in Cybersecurity Careers
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Changing the image and perception of cybersecurity might help attract more diverse talent to the field.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/17/2021
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6 Tips for IT Pros Aspiring To Be a Modern-Day CIO
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The job responsibilities of a chief information officer are not what they once were. Today, it’s all about being a well-rounded business leader. Here’s some advice.
By Andrew Daniels, CIO & CISO, Druva , 3/17/2021
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Finding the Right Balance of On-Site and At-Home IT Workers
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Some IT staffers don't want to come back to the office, while others can't wait to return. Here's how IT leaders can plan for a split workforce in a post-pandemic workplace.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 3/16/2021
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Red Hat CIO Kelly Talks Hybrid Cloud for Post-Pandemic World
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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The stage has been set for more cloud transformation with the role CIOs play in the equation continuing to evolve.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/12/2021
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