• How to win over your board of directors
    Veteran CIOs can remember a time when they had to fight for the board’s attention, eager for a seat at the strategic table. Today, all eyes are on IT as technology has taken center stage in all aspects of corporate performance.“Even prior to COVID-19, the convergence of IT and OT ... read more
    Published on 2021-09-14
  • Traditional ETL processes are blocking digital expansion – it’s time for an alternative
    Let us rewind to 1989 when the internet happened to the common computer user. Then, the data processes were sequential, static, and inflexible in the true sense. Integration in that age was a revolution, while ETL (extract, transform, and load) was the contemporary technology beyond the reach of an average ... read more
    Published on 2021-09-13
  • 10 impediments to IT innovation
    Innovation is a CIO imperative, with a majority of IT leaders saying they’ve become the primary champions of digital transformation within their organizations.There are, however, many impediments that could stymie CIOs and their IT teams from delivering on that expectation for innovation. The challenges of managing day-to-day operations, enabling cross-functional ... read more
    Published on 2021-09-13
  • What is Kyndryl? IBM’s managed infrastructure services spin-off explained
    Kyndryl is the new name for IBM’s managed infrastructure services business, which will spin off as a separate company by the end of 2021. Initially, little will change for customers — except perhaps the logo on their invoice — but in time Kyndryl’s split from IBM will allow both businesses to ... read more
    Published on 2021-09-13
  • Fidelity unlocks the power of data by transforming its pipeline
    Nearly four years ago, Mihir Shah had a vision for fundamentally changing Fidelity Investment’s data strategy. Then CTO, Shah pushed to become the company’s first ever enterprise head of data architecture and engineering to enact that vision, what he calls a “next-generation data pipeline.”At the center of that vision was ... read more
    Published on 2021-09-10
  • 7 techniques to enhance your power to pursuade
    As an IT executive, your ability to influence others in the workplace is an essential component of professional success. Just think of all the times you need the assistance or approval of your C-suite peers to achieve your objectives.This includes everything from gaining the support of your business partners on ... read more
    Published on 2021-09-10
  • What is sentiment analysis? Using NLP and ML to extract meaning
    Sentiment analysis defined Sentiment analysis is analytical technique that uses statistics, natural language processing, and machine learning to determine the emotional meaning of communications.Companies use sentiment analysis to evaluate customer messages, call center interactions, online reviews, social media posts, and other content. Sentiment analysis can track changes in attitudes towards ... read more
    Published on 2021-09-09
  • 7 signs your IT training sucks
    In today’s rapidly evolving IT world, having a highly trained staff is as important as taking advantage of the latest technologies and management practices. Yet despite the efficiency, productivity, and competitive benefits an expert team generates, many CIOs fail to pay sufficient attention to their organization’s training strategy, overseeing programs ... read more
    Published on 2021-09-08
  • CIO transformation: From order-taker to changemaker
    Many CIOs rose to the front lines of leadership during the COVID crisis, as they accelerated their organizations’ digital transformations to survive the pandemic and its economic fallout.But not all IT leaders gained that prominence. Some remain stuck in an order-taker role, where they support their company’s initiative and enable ... read more
    Published on 2021-09-07
  • 5 ways diversity and inclusion help teams perform better
    High-performing teams don’t just happen. They require keen recruitment, staffing, and training strategies — all of which should focus on creating a diverse and inclusive (D&I) culture. Research shows that inclusive teams perform up to 30% better in high-diversity environments, according to Gartner. This is the result of several key ... read more
    Published on 2021-09-03
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