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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

The 5 fundamentals of effective cloud management

The rising complexity of today’s cloud environments can catch your company off guard — at great cost. Here are five functional areas CIOs should focus on as you get your cloud strategy off the ground.

Written by Clint Boulton18 July 17 20:00

The hidden risk of blind trust in AI’s ‘black box’

Companies intent on weaving AI more tightly into the fabric of their businesses are seeking to better explain how algorithms make their decisions, especially where risk and regulations are involved.

Written by Clint Boulton06 July 17 20:00

The big-time benefits of a centralized data analytics team

Micron overhauled its data management strategy, embedding crack teams of data scientists within an array of business units. Here’s how that centralized strategy has delivered impressive results.

Written by Clint Boulton26 June 17 20:00

Shake Shack’s secret sauce for getting mobile apps right

The burger chain tapped a crowdsourcing startup to uncover flaws in its mobile ordering operations and to help solve the tricky business of balancing digital services with in-store experiences.

Written by Clint Boulton20 June 17 20:05

How great CIOs push their careers to new heights

CIOs looking to progress beyond IT leadership need to buddy up with the business, be operationally savvy and get in tune with customers, say former CIOs who moved on to COO, CEO and other roles.

Written by Clint Boulton12 June 17 20:00

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