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Serverless: The future of cloud computing?

While the cloud lends companies more agility, New York Times CTO Nick Rockwell says event-triggered computing cuts cost and enables more efficient application development. Welcome to the serverless era.

Written by Clint Boulton02 Jan. 18 22:00

Shadow IT: 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 Boulton08 Dec. 17 22:00

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

Outsourcing remains strategic in the digital era

Companies racing to digitalize their businesses are adopting cloud computing at a rampant rate. But traditional outsourcing also remains a crucial option for CIOs looking to free up valuable IT resources.

Written by Clint Boulton30 Nov. 17 22:00

10 hot startups targeting today’s key IT initiatives

Startups remain a key resource for CIO’s seeking an innovative edge in the digital era. CIO.com profiles 10 notable startups tackling key IT concerns, from artificial intelligence to data analytics to cybersecurity.

Written by Clint Boulton15 Nov. 17 22:00

What is RPA? A revolution in business process automation

Robotic process automation has gained traction as a way of automating tedious business tasks, freeing up corporate workers to tackle higher-value analysis and decision-making. But RPA requires proper design, planning and governance if it's to bolster the business, experts say.

Written by Clint Boulton13 Nov. 17 22:00

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 Boulton06 Oct. 17 21:00

6 tips for negotiating CIO noncompete agreements

As stewards of tech-based digital strategies, CIOs are more vulnerable than ever to the vagaries of noncompete clauses. Here’s how to negotiate them.

Written by Clint Boulton26 Sept. 17 20:00

3 machine learning success stories: An inside look

IT leaders share how they are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to generate business insights and new services — and offer key advice to those looking to leverage AI and ML as part of their IT strategy.

Written by Clint Boulton19 Sept. 17 20:00

10 tips for getting started with machine learning

Artificial intelligence and machine learning can yield game-changing solutions for enterprises. Here’s what senior IT leaders need to know to launch and maintain a successful machine learning strategy.

Written by Clint Boulton12 Sept. 17 20:00

6 data analytics success stories: An inside look

CIOs are embracing data analytics to fuel efficiency and growth, but not every analytics effort produces meaningful results. Here’s how leading CIOs are successfully tapping data analytics and machine learning to boost revenues or cut costs.

Written by Clint Boulton05 Sept. 17 20:00

Public cloud: Real-world lessons of strategic success

The public cloud is fast becoming a strategic tool for forward-looking companies. IT leaders share their experiences and lend advice to CIOs seeking to migrate to public cloud services to drive innovation, agility and revenue growth

Written by Clint Boulton26 July 17 20:00