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How to find where lost productivity hides

Fostering productivity isn’t as simple as creating inspiring work environments, and productivity loss is often hidden in areas where business leaders never think to look.

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Why engineers make great IT leaders

If you're looking to cultivate new IT leadership, consider promoting from the ranks of your engineers and developers.

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Why your employees are overworked, burnt out and unmotivated

A recent survey finds that employees are burnt out and working more than the standard 40-hour week. But it doesn’t have to be that way-- and inspiring them doesn't need to be expensive.

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How to build a strong employee referral culture

A strong referral culture can be a competitive advantage in the talent wars. Here’s how to create a workplace that your employees will want to recommend to friends and former colleagues.

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Most CEOs are planning to kill their companies

CEOs are thinking about technology, that’s good. However, columnist Rob Enderle writes that a recent survey indicates they don’t trust what they’re getting from IT and may look blindly to alternate solutions bypassing IT and...

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Close the IT skills gap by improving gender equality

CIOs need to develop a future workforce now. The key to that is digital fluency, it empowers women, and it empowers CIOs with a robust source of talent.

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Red flags to look for when making a big IT purchase

If making a big buy is at all unusual for your team, you’re at a disadvantage to vendor salespeople who do nothing else. Here are some danger signs to look out for.

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10 ways multichannel companies can build trust with customers

Experts in ecommerce, security, marketing and customer service discuss the best ways to foster trust with your consumers – and build a loyal customer base.

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Microsoft COO Kevin Turner leaves to head a financial trading company

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner is leaving after 11 years in the role. His role will be divided among five senior executives.

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4 signs it's time to look for a new job

Don't wait until it's too late. Here's how to determine if it's time to polish up your résumé and start your job search.


How the FCC fast-tracked its journey to the cloud

CIO David Bray explains how he was able to move the FCC fully to the cloud a very short timeframe.

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How to tell if your company needs a chief digital officer

Transforming your business to a digital operation requires a dedicated professional who thrives as a change agent, a.k.a., a chief digital officer. Here's how to determine whether or not your organization can benefit from another...

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6 proven project team communication strategies

Projects succeed only if your team is strong, and project teams are strong only if they have effective communication strategies.

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How to contract for outsourcing agile development

The buttoned-up contracting approaches used for traditional software won’t work for outsourced agile projects. Here’s how to implement different protections for agile development agreements.

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What security pros can learn from the networking team

In truth, your security team has a lot to learn from the networking team about how to keep the whole organization running smoothly. We spoke to networking experts to find out what they most wanted security pros to know.

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Gartner: The IT spending implications of Brexit

The Brexit vote lowers the 2016 U.K. spending estimate between 2% and 5%, moving it into negative territory, Gartner said on Friday.


Interview: Simon Mulcahy, Interim CMO, Salesforce

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Simon Mulcahy, interim CMO of Salesforce, speaks to Josh London, CMO of IDG and shares his thoughts on using...


Interview: Whitney Bouck, COO, HelloSign

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Whitney Bouck, HelloSign’s Chief Operating Officer, speaks to Josh London, CMO of IDG and shares her thoughts on...

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