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The Trickle-Down Effect of Good (and Bad) Leadership

Emotions are contagious. If you have a friend that is around you that is exuding happiness, the probability that you too will be happy rises by a surprising 25 percent. Behaviors additionally are contagious. So how much do “social contagions” actually impact leaders? In an article for Harvard Business Review, …

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Why High IT Turnover Is Your Fault

High turnover rates are a concern for any industry, but it is especially prominent in the IT world. If people are leaving your company, it very likely means you were not trying hard enough to keep them. In an article for CIO.com, Sharon Florentine explains why there is such high …

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A Call for Common Practices and Standards for the CIO Role

Since the emergence of information technology, CIOs have struggled to define what their job titles should encompass. In an article for the Enterprisers Project, Bob Fecteau calls for the standardization of CIO standards and principles. What “CIO” Should Mean CIOs have made great contributions towards technology innovations throughout the years, …

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10 IT Leadership Tips from Top Experts

It is great to ask questions from a superior or mentor, but what if you are the head of the department? Where do you turn with your inquiries? In an article for CIO.com, John Brandon shares expert advice for IT leaders today. There are ten pieces of advice the experts …

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The Real Cost of Unused Software

Unused or wasted software costs companies money, but just how high is that cost? In a report, 1E Limited analyzes how much software waste exists, the cost, and ways to combat it. This report analyzed 3.6 million seats and 1,800 software titles spanning across 129 corporations, concluding that companies are …

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When it Comes to Cyber Threats, CIOs Don’t Like to Share

Whether it be a 13-year-old thinking he is clever hacking into your system, or an organized crime to steal coveted information, cyber-attacks are a frequent occurrence. For the CIO, part of their job description is to protect against these threats. In a post for The Accidental Successful CIO, Dr. Jim …

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