IT certification mistakes to avoid

Marko Djakovic knew that getting a formal tech certification could help his career. He finished an AWS course and got the accompanying certification, but that was only going to be the first step. “I planned to pass more courses and become a cloud architect,” says Djakovic, who works as a digital project manager at Best…

11 technologies for supporting the hybrid office

Among the biggest challenges IT leaders face right now is supporting shifting strategies around where the enterprise does its work. Prior to the pandemic, remote work was a facet of most organization’s workforce mixes — but hardly the universal business imperative it instantly became when COVID-19 hit. Now, workers are returning to offices, at least…

5 questions with Johnson & Johnson’s Jim Swanson

Jim Swanson is EVP and enterprise chief information officer at Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest healthcare company. He leads approximately 5,000 IT professionals around the globe, but as he’ll tell you, technology isn’t just the domain of IT at Johnson & Johnson. Because technology plays a critical role in the company’s mission of transforming…

BrandPost: Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with JP Saini, Chief Digital and Technology Officer at Sunbelt Rentals

JP Saini, Chief Digital & Technology Officer at Sunbelt Rentals, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. They will discuss omnichannel ecommerce, hybrid office strategies and more. To read this article in full, please click here Read More from This Article:…

5 ways CIOs are redefining teamwork for a hybrid world

CIO Paul Blowers describes the past 16 months at accounting firm Plante Moran as “a grand experiment” in getting work done. Throughout, Blowers has flexed, reconfigured, and stress-tested his mostly remote, 120-person IT team to determine how productivity, creativity, and culture would hold up through the pandemic. The experiment proved successful, and the company is…

Proving the value of analytics on the edge

Edge computing offers big potential advantages for companies in a variety of industries. This distributed computing model, which brings data storage and analytics closer to the sources of data, can offer organizations better response times, decreased network latency, reduced bandwidth costs, and even enhanced security. Computing at the edge helps support initiatives such as the…