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6 Ways to Get More Resources for IT

Is IT an underfunded, underappreciated element of an organization? CIO Jonathon Feldman boils down this problem in an article for InformationWeek to uncover why IT is lacking the resources and support needed to transform into a well-regarded asset. Stages of IT Acceptance The first imperative element to help diagnose the …

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12 Bad Habits that Slow IT to a Crawl

You never see a sports team with a sloth or a snail as the mascot. That is because people seldom want to celebrate slowness. In an article for InfoWorld, Bob Lewis identifies a whole dozen bad habits IT has picked up that are slowing it down. Once you address these …

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True Digital Organizations Put People First

Organizations need to do a double take when it comes to their “digital transformation” initiatives. While the technology side of change is always challenging (think ERP upgrade), the people side of transformation (business culture) is much harder. As CIO Jonathan Feldman contends in an article for InformationWeek, the only hope …

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What CFOs Need from IT

A study commissioned by ERP vendor Epicor Software asked CFOs whether or not they had the best data to make informed decisions for the business. Most participants responded in the negative. In an article for InformationWeek, David Wagner summarizes the study, giving us a snapshot of what industry financial executives …

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3 Steps to Increasing IT Productivity

Productivity is the magic word in business. Everyone promises to become more productive, but then snags come up, things get complicated, and eeeh let’s try out this more-productive-thing again next year. But that does not need to be the case, not in IT. Treb Gatte writes for CIO.com with three …

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CIOs Discuss How They Convey IT Value to the Business

The common refrain of articles about IT is that IT needs to convey value to the business. Okay, how do you do that? Dan Muse poses that question to three CIOs in a quick article at CIO.com. Perhaps their insights can help other IT departments make the best case for …

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Why CIOs and Developers Are Seldom on the Same Page

There are at least two types of people in an IT organization. Developers are the creative, curious types. The CIO, on the other hand, wants to make sure all IT functions operate securely and sustainably within budget. These two functions are often at odds, but Toby Wolpe argues at ZDNet …

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