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    6 business concepts IT leaders should master
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  • BrandPost: Why Humanizing Digital Customer Systems is Critical to Creating Loyal Customers

    BrandPost: Why Humanizing Digital Customer Systems is Critical to Creating Loyal Customers
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  • BrandPost: Bringing back trust in an era of constant threats

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    In any s
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  • BrandPost: The Three Key Digital Customer Trends for 2020

    BrandPost: The Three Key Digital Customer Trends for 2020
    The evolution of the digital customer is changing how business gets done. And this “new consumer” is impacting not only financial services, healthcare, and retail, but just about every business. As the systems and technologies that we use to support and understand the digital customer have advanced, a time of great change is at hand.
    “In both B2C and B2B, optimizing how digital customers interact with a brand has become a primary goal not just for marketing, but for executive
  • Only AI can us from a world of fakes (a world AI is also creating)

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    Only AI can save us from a world of fakes (a world AI is also creating)
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  • Concordance harmonizes ERP for healthy growth

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    At the end of March 2016, three distributors of health care products merged to form Concordance Healthcare Solutions.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)
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  • BrandPost: A Golden Opportunity for Cloud Services in Myanmar

    BrandPost: A Golden Opportunity for Cloud Services in Myanmar
    Businesses in Myanmar are growing rapidly in no small part due to the cloud services offerings from Golden TMH (GTMH). With offices in Mandalay and Yangon, the company is one of the leading telecommunications companies in the nation.GTMH’s solution portfolio is diverse, with numerous services that span the entire software stack — including cloud-based backup, disaster recovery, storage, and web hosting services, as well as software-defined infrastructure using private and hybrid clo
  • Creating a new funding model for product-based IT

    Creating a new funding model for product-based IT
    [Chris Boyd co-authored this article]As technology departments shift from traditional project management frameworks to treating IT as a product, it is triggering a broader re-think about how technology initiatives are funded.Under the existing “plan, build, run” model, a business unit starts by sending project requirements to IT. The IT team then estimates the project costs, works with the business to agree on a budget, and gets to work.This setup has several flaws that hamper agili
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    As we enter a new decade, CIOs continue to shoulder greater responsibility for strategic business tasks, including those related to cybersecurity, data science and analytics and AI/machine learning. With that greater responsibility, comes operational challenges — not the least of which is recruiting and hiring talent with the skills necessary to advance those strategic initiatives.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)
  • IBM puts Power Systems in SAP’s cloud

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  • CIO Leadership Live with Jason Nairn, CIO of Concordia University

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    BrandPost: Making Our Cities Smarter and Safer with Digital Technologies
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    At the risk of letting you all guess how old I actually am (somewhere between 27 and 108), I will tell you that I have been advising CIOs on their careers for more than 20 years and recruiting them into their roles for 15.With all of that CIO executive search experience, along with two decades of writing for CIO.com and CIO magazine (remember print?), I must have interviewed thousands of CIOs. Along the way, I have learned to differentiate the operational CIOs from the strategic, the project ma
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  • BrandPost: 5 IT strategies that will increase speed and agility for the enterprise

    BrandPost: 5 IT strategies that will increase speed and agility for the enterprise
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    5 IT strategies that will increase speed and agility for the enterprise
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    BrandPost: Cloud for Transformation – Cloud for Mindset Change
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  • Winter 2020: Gender gapped

    Winter 2020: Gender gapped
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  • BrandPost: Realize the potential of your data

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  • BrandPost: Uniper – Smart data powers new business models

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  • IT Salary Survey 2020: The results are in

    IT Salary Survey 2020: The results are in
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