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IT’s new imperative: Partnering to shape the future

McKinsey's new Global Survey explains what partnering means, really, and some ways to go about it given all the pressures on IT.

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How to find undervalued tech talent

There's a hiring war among companies as the tech skills gap grows wider, but you don't need only A players to develop a strong team. Instead, consider hiring undervalued recruits, and coaching them up.

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Businesses lack a streamlined approach to digital transformation

Most business executives understand the importance of digital transformation, but they aren't prepared for how quickly they need to adapt, according to research from Gartner.

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Recruiters increasingly rely on social media to find talent

The talent war is on in tech, and recruiters are taking advantage of every weapon at their disposal. A recent study found that recruiters are getting creative in how they source candidates -- moving towards social media and messaging...

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Why CISO is the hardest tech role to fill

CISOs are hard to hire because there are far too few business executives with the right mix of business and technical chops. Also, companies aren’t exactly sure how much they’re willing to pay a CISO.

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How HR can bridge the tech inequality gap

Human resources technologies keep marching forward, offering a competitive edge to those willing to make the right investments. Is your organization keeping pace?

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98% off ITIL Foundation Training for IT Professionals - Deal Alert

Beginning with an assessment of your current IT service offering, you’ll be ready to take the ITIL Foundation exam by course’s end.

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How to manage workers in the gig economy

The gig economy hasn't made life any easier for HR pros who face more paperwork, stricter compliance regulations and a revolving door of temporary workers. But HR departments that shift to a professional employer organization, or PEO...

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How 5 IT leaders beat their toughest technical challenges

Just as technology is always evolving, so is the role of IT leaders. In the not too distant future, tech execs will face new challenges and take on new roles. The most successful IT leaders are the ones that can recognize and adapt to...

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EU’s data privacy regulations put the pressure on IT

European Union authorities are requiring companies that handle EU citizens' data to comply with some of the strictest data privacy regulations in the world -- or pay a steep price. 

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If managers aren't engaged, do you think workers are?

Engagement is linked to productivity, retention, morale and innovation. But if your managers aren't engaged, their direct reports won't be, either.

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Going agile requires a culture shift

In this free report from the CIO Executive Council, CIOs discuss their journey from waterfall software development to the agile methodology – including the benefits and the challenges. You can learn from these pioneers.

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Security Sessions: Unique security challenges for healthcare IT

In the latest episode of CSO's Security Sessions, CSO Editor-in-Chief Joan Goodchild sits down with Ellen Derrico from RES to discuss some of the unique security challenges that healthcare IT have to overcome. Topics include...

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The perils of the public market: Investor reflects on why vendors are going private

A managing partner at Thoma Bravo, which has amassed a large portfolio of software companies, shares his views, and we also talk to a supplier that made the journey

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SolarWinds CEO reflects on taking the company private

Kevin Thompson took his company private for $4.5 billion, and the trend is only going to get hotter, says a managing partner at an equity investment firm that has amassed a large portfolio of tech companies

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A guide to smarter vendor negotiation

Negotiating deals with IT vendors is never easy, but it is a skill you can learn. Experts in the art of negotiating say it’s important to understand the vendor’s pain points, look out for hidden costs and keep your emotions in check.

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Networks need automation -- just ask the U.S. military

IT professionals are looking to software-defined networking to automate what are still complex and vulnerable systems controlled by human engineers. Major General Sarah Zabel knows where they’re coming from.

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