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Traits of High-Performing IT Teams
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IT teams face unprecedented challenges, navigating a fast-paced landscape amid the pandemic. Adopting Agile principles may help drive performance and success.
By Yoav Boaz, Vice President of Product, Clarizen , 7/1/2020
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IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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As IT continues to expand into new areas, there are lots of potential career moves. Some lie outside the IT department.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/30/2020
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Finding Balance in Dev vs. Ops for Site Reliability Engineers
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Results from a recent survey show some organizations have pushed SREs in directions that underutilize and squander their talents.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/30/2020
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Corporate Governance in the Era of Offsite Employees
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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Here are six questions CIOs should ask themselves to assure that corporate governance and security are "up to the task" for remote work.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 6/23/2020
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Post-Pandemic: Tech Risk Considerations
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While the full extent of the impact is not yet known, the following guidelines can help tech risk managers in successfully addressing the many challenges companies are facing now -- and later.
By Nicole Lauer, Vivek Mehta, Joshua Galvan -- Tech Risk Management, KPMG , 6/23/2020
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Technology and the Pandemic: Complete Coverage for IT Leaders
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Check here regularly for InformationWeek's updates on the coronavirus pandemic and related issues like business continuity, remote working, IT operational challenges and other technology considerations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 6/16/2020
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Should IT Professionals Retrain for a New Normal?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Tech workers coping with changing roles or a job loss due to the pandemic may have to realign their skillset to get back in the running.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/16/2020
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Will Remote IT and Gig-based Teams Lead the Future of Work?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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An assessment of projects managed by Gigster show increased interest among enterprises to use for-hire expertise.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/11/2020
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IT Careers: Planning Your Future When the Future Is Uncertain
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Increasing levels of economic uncertainty and fast-paced technology change mean IT professionals should look at their career paths differently.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/10/2020
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10 Tips for Managing a Remote DevOps Team
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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The pandemic has many DevOps teams working from home. Here's how to help your team succeed under what may be very different circumstances.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 6/9/2020
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Office Everywhere: Remote Work Going Forward
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Almost overnight, companies pivoted to remote work, but long-term viability requires an all-in commitment to digital transformation across technology and culture.
By Brooke Huling, VP, Dell Technologies , 6/4/2020
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Agile May Be Key for Companies Experiencing VUCA
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During this time of uncertainty, businesses are trying to adapt to the new normal. Here’s why the Agile philosophy is suitable for unforeseen business obstacles.
By Zak Meziane, Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Coach , 6/3/2020
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Data and Analytics Pros Navigate Job Market Changes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Data scientists, machine learning specialists and other data and analytics pros are seeing a changes to the job market in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What will the lasting impacts be?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/1/2020
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IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. But not all the news is grim if you know where to look.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 5/27/2020
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CIO to CEO: The Path to the Top
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Use these approaches to open the door to the rest of the C-suite and increase your influence.
By Colin Earl, CEO, Agiloft , 5/27/2020
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How to Optimize Productivity in Fragmented Workplaces
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With fast-changing markets, fragmented teams, and unprecedented business disruption, how can new work management approaches help leaders maintain productivity on the right work?
By Scott Lee, Office of the CTO at Workfront , 5/25/2020
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Smoothing Out the Edges for Remote Digital Worker Experience
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IT teams are facing a new normal with the shift to remote work. Here are some key steps they may not be considering (but should) to improve the digital experience.
By Jon Cairns, VP Solution Consulting, Nexthink , 5/22/2020
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Are You Firing the Wrong People?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Organizations are reducing their workforces to reduce costs, but they may be sacrificing long-term stability for short-term savings.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/20/2020
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7 Tips on How to Build a Stronger Business/IT Partnership
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To create the organizational resilience necessary in this new normal, businesses need to stop thinking of IT teams as just expensive gatekeepers.
By Steve Wood, CPO, Boomi , 5/20/2020
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Helping Developers and Enterprises Answer the Skills Dilemma
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Understanding what developers want to upskill may be vital for retention and recruitment in an increasingly competitive search for top talent.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 5/19/2020
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