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CIO Hall of Fame honorees

Meet the CIOs enshrined in the CIO Hall of Fame — from the Class of 1997 to the Class of 2019.

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ITIL certification guide: Costs, requirements, levels and paths

ITIL is IT’s go-to framework for delivering IT services. From ITIL Foundation to ITIL Master, here’s everything you need to know about the latest ITIL certifications.

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Spring 2019: Humanizing the digital experience

Today's digital business strategies come with a list of enticing expectations: improved efficiency, increased productivity, new revenue streams, to name a few. But organizations are finding that to be successful they need to improve...

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The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.

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Winter 2019: State of the CIO

With digital transformation well under way, IT leaders are expanding their roles to take on business strategy responsibilities, identifying new areas of growth and opportunities for competitive differentiation, according to our 2019...

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6 essential competencies for digital executives

Thanks to digital disruption and shifts in the workplace, the litmus test for leadership has changed. Here are six essential traits that great IT leaders need to thrive in the digital age.

The 15 most valuable IT certifications today

Looking for a leg up in your IT career? IT certifications remain a proven way to quickly gain valuable skills and demonstrate deeper interest and know-how in a domain that will further your career.

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8 CIO archetypes: What kind of IT leader are you?

From order taker to business leader, CIO responsibilities vary widely. Learn what role you currently play and how to break that mold in service of improved business value and career growth.

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Summer 2018: Changing the way we work

Digital technologies are reshaping work at CIO 100 award-winning organizations, empowering employees to shift focus to higher-value activities.

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Even CIOs need a hard hat: Agile construction is a secret weapon for smarter IT

Agile construction methodologies are dramatically changing how IT infrastructure is being built. Those construction practices will, in turn, give CIOs more flexibility in how they do IT planning and save money on a fast-growing aspect...

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The state of IT security, 2018

Who's in charge of IT security? To whom do they report? How big is their budget? We've got answers.

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Federal CIOs, racing to modernize IT, get a boost from the White House

New executive order promises to help CIOs take control over agency IT as they pursue hybrid cloud and "everything as a service".

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5 biggest IT compliance headaches and how to address them

Industry experts discuss what new regulations concerning data and technology mean for organizations and what IT can do to mitigate security and compliance issues, both old and new.

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For government CIOs, accountability comes without authority

Federal CIO Suzette Kent sees progress for federal CIOs, but says more needs to be done to make tech leaders full-fledged partners with top agency brass.

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2018 CIO 100 winners: Recognizing IT excellence

Now in its 31st year, the CIO 100 celebrates 100 IT organizations for driving digital business growth through tech innovation.

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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.

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5 steps to becoming a global IT leader

International management success requires skill, respect and patience. Here’s your game plan for making the most of a global management opportunity.

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What’s the difference between a chief data officer, chief digital officer, and chief analytics officer?

Companies are increasingly developing new executive roles aimed at making the organization as a whole more data-driven and digitally adept. Here’s how three new tech exec titles take different approaches to tackling the same problem.

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