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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.

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Gartner: Digital business projects in a quagmire? Hack your culture!

If you are a CIO or business leader and you are having trouble moving forward on a digital business project, Gartner says you should hack your current IT culture to get things moving.

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What is enterprise architecture? A framework for transformation

Enterprise architecture is the process by which organizations standardize and organize IT infrastructure to aligns with business goals. These strategies support digital transformation, IT growth and the modernization of IT as a...

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Salesforce certification guide: Your path to a lucrative career

Salesforce certification is a great way to get ahead by proving your skills on one of the hottest CRM platforms today. Our guide to the most valuable technical Salesforce certifications will help choose the best Salesforce...

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Juniper advances network automation community, skillsets

Juniper is looking to be an evangelist for network automation by announcing a variety of applications, tools, labs and libraries that it says will hasten adoption the technology for businesses and network professionals.

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Leadership lessons from Linus Torvalds: 7 dos and 3 don'ts

You don't have to take a page out of his book to learn some valuable lessons from how Torvalds has managed the sprawling, self-selected, volunteer community of Linux developers—both the successes, and what led to his self-imposed...

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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What is SCOR? A model for improving supply chain management

The supply chain operations reference (SCOR) model helps businesses evaluate and perfect supply chain management for reliability, consistency and efficiency.

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What is IAM? Identity and access management explained

IAM products provide IT managers with tools and technologies for controlling user access to critical information within an organization.

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The audacious early days of CIO magazine

How the magazine for and about CIOs got its start.

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10 best entry-level IT certifications to launch your career

IT certifications can verify your knowledge in different skillsets, boost your pay and set you apart from other entry-level candidates. Here are 10 entry-level certifications worth pursuing.

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What is design thinking? The secret to digital success

Design thinking is becoming a key pillar in digital transformations, with more enterprises tapping the design philosophy to deliver user-friendly products and services.

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The 2018 Enterprise Architecture Awards

This year’s winning EA initiatives, brought to you by Forrester and InfoWorld, focused on making digital transformation real, usually with agile techniques

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CMMI certifications: A complete guide

The CMMI institute offers certifications for individuals, appraisers and instructors, but you’ll have to start at the associate level and work your way up.

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What is XaaS? A way to inject agility into your digital business

Everything as a service (XaaS) is emerging as a go-to operating model for delivering IT services. Co-opting the cloud’s rapid deployment model, XaaS may also serve as a revenue engine for innovative enterprises.

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Your guide to top tech conferences 2018-2019

CIO.com's sortable, searchable directory of technology conferences makes it easy to find events coming to a convention center near you (or ones worth a trip out of town).

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Pentagon CIOs struggle with legacy tech, security. Sound familiar?

Defense Department tech chiefs working to modernize sprawling IT infrastructure encounter similar hurdles — if on a larger scale — as CIOs in other agencies and the private sector.

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26 big data certifications that will pay off

Data scientists, data analysts and data engineers are in high demand. Here are the big data and data analytics certifications that will give your career an edge.

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