• 6 business analyst certifications to advance your analytics career
    Certifications for business analysts are still emerging, but there’s already a handful of organizations offering exams to certify your business analytics skills. Business analysts help organizations make the most of the data they collect by finding trends, patterns and errors that might otherwise go unnoticed. Successful business analysts have the ... read more
    Published on 2018-05-02
  • AI in the supply chain: Logistics gets smart
    For California-based Infinera, 2017 was not an easy year. The manufacturer of telecom equipment saw revenue drop from $870 million in 2016 to $740 million in 2017. Gross margin went down from 45 percent to 33 percent. In the end, the company, which employs about 2,000 people across the ... read more
    Published on 2018-05-02
  • CIOs on the move and in the news
    Movers & Shakers is where you can keep up with new CIO appointments and gain valuable insight into the job market and CIO hiring trends. As every company becomes a technology company, CEOs and corporate boards are seeking multi-dimensional CIOs with superior skills in technology, communications, business strategy and digital ... read more
    Published on 2018-05-01
  • 2018 CIO 100 winners: Recognizing IT excellence
    Every year, we look forward to honoring the CIO 100 winners. It's our Academy Awards, Super Bowl and World Series rolled into one. Now in its 31st year, the CIO 100 celebrates 100 organizations and their IT teams for driving digital business growth through tech innovation.In the coming months we'll ... read more
    Published on 2018-05-01
  • Defending against mobile technology threats | Salted Hash Ep 24
    What are the current dangers in mobile technology and what are the strategies to keep yourself protected? Join host Steve Ragan from the show floor at RSA 2018, where he talks with Will LaSala, director of Security Solutions and security evangelist at VASCO Data Security. ... read more
    Published on 2018-05-01
  • RPA is poised for a big business break-out
    Software that automates basic tasks is catching hold in large enterprises, where CIOs are seeking to inject greater efficiency into business processes.Called robotic process automation (RPA), the technology enables IT departments to use a piece of software, called a “robot,” to perform routine tasks, such as generating an automatic response ... read more
    Published on 2018-05-01
  • How to break the CIO mold — and become a business leader
    Like at many companies, Aflac’s IT department used to be focused on quick wins and proving it was making a difference. Until the day CIO Julia Davis was asked by CEO Dan Amos to implement a system for paying claims in one day as a competitive differentiator. The idea was doable, ... read more
    Published on 2018-05-01
  • The 14 soft skills every IT pro needs
    Hiring managers and recruiters bemoan a soft skills gap in IT, and recent data backs up the sentiment. A LinkedIn report conducted with consulting firm Capgemini found that more employers say their organization lacks soft skills (nearly 60 percent) than hard digital skills (51 percent).  Some firms, such as Vodafone ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-30
  • Wolverine CIO kicks off massive digital overhaul
    Shoe manufacturer Wolverine Worldwide is modernizing its operating model with cloud software and new applications as part of a digital transformation that has shrunk the go-to-market window for some of the company’s shoe styles by as much as 65 percent.As CIO Dee Slater sees it, increasing Wolverine’s ability to make ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-30
  • Why CIOs should care about the evolution of collaboration technology
    Last week Cisco held its annual Collaboration Summit under the warm skies of the Arizona sun. The event has become the primary vehicle for Cisco to showcase what’s new in the world of collaboration and provide some vision as to where the industry is going.Historically, the collaboration industry was something ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-27
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