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8 technologies that will disrupt business in 2020

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these eight disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations in the years to come.

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What is ITSM? Managing IT to serve business needs

IT service management (ITSM) is a set of policies, processes and procedures that helps businesses build structure around the lifecycle of IT services, from creation to management and upkeep.

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Business requirements: Tracing project deliverables to business goals

Any successfully executed IT project is guided by pre-defined business requirements. Here’s how to ensure project deliverables and resource allocation trace back to business needs.

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What is Kaizen? A business strategy focused on improvement

Kaizen offers a more holistic approach than most IT frameworks in that it aims to improve everything in your organization from people to processes to products.

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Innovative CIOs make shift to managing IT as a product

The digital transformation gold rush has enterprises revamping their organizations from project-based IT service delivery to product-oriented technology.

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AR/VR gets real: 4 promising pilots of augmented reality and virtual reality in business

Augmented reality and virtual reality implementations are emerging across several sectors, thanks to their value in providing remote training and hands-free access to information.

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4 hot digital transformation trends — and 4 going cold

Now considered essential to business success, digital transformations are redefining the business-IT relationship, reshaping technology portfolios, and revolutionizing how work gets done.

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RPA is poised for a big business break-out

Robotic process automation is driving efficiency at enterprises such as State Auto, Berry Appleman & Leiden, American Fidelity Assurance and other companies.

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What is vendor management? The key to productive vendor partnerships

Vendor management helps organizations take third-party vendor relationships from a passive business transaction to a proactive collaborative partnership.

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Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices

Project management plays a crucial role in enabling companies to transform business and execute strategy effectively. Here is a look at project management and all the key elements that have made it a necessity for businesses of every...

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What is digital transformation? A necessary disruption

Digital transformation is a foundational change in how an organization delivers value to its customers. Here is what transformation truly entails, along with tips to ensure your company is on the correct course.

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What is a business relationship manager? A key role for bridging the business-IT divide

Business relationship managers help integrate IT into the organization by fostering inter-departmental communication and collaboration in service of business goals.

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12 reasons why digital transformations fail

Lack of CEO sponsorship, talent deficiency, resistance to change — if you’ve encountered any of the following issues, you may want to rethink your digital transformation before it grinds to a halt.

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What is design thinking? The secret to digital success

Design thinking is becoming a key pillar in digital transformations, with more enterprises tapping the design philosophy to deliver user-friendly products and services.

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How Link Digital left web development behind to drive data growth

Making its mark as a Canberra-based web development company in 2001, Link Digital began moving towards open data services about five years ago, based on CKAN, Drupal and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Gender diversity in IT: How companies are getting tangible results | TECH(talk)

How much progress has been made in gender diversity in the tech field in the past few years? CIO writer Sharon Florentine, who frequently blogs about women in IT, talks with hosts Juliet Beauchamp and Ken Mingis about companies that...

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CIO Leadership Live with Mike Skinner, EVP and CIO at Eurpac Service

Mike Skinner, EVP and CIO at Eurpac Service, joins host Maryfran Johnson to discuss cybersecurity, data science skills, AI and more on this episode of CIO Leadership Live.

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The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.

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