20 worthwhile conferences for women in tech

Diversity is a hot topic in the tech industry — and because it’s discussed frequently, it might be easy to feel like things have already changed. But according to a recent Women in Technology report from IDC, only 42% of women feel their employer offered equal pay, compared to 75% of men who feel the same. Additionally,…

6 hot IT hiring trends — and 5 going cold

We’re seeing a number of shifts this year in hiring as technologies mature, new ones emerge and companies work to cut costs by blending full-time IT staff with contract work. While some see the gig economy as a flexible new way to work, one that appeals to solo entrepreneurs, others see a general consequence of…

9 IT resolutions for 2021

Tanya Hannah has an ambitious agenda for the upcoming year, seeing in the months ahead the opportunity to use technology to change how work gets done and how constituent needs get fulfilled. Hannah, CIO for King County, Wash., sees 2021 as a time to reimagine: how the county operates, how it delivers services, and how…

5 tips for leading IT remotely

Many people have had to adapt to working from home and other remote locations — at least part of the time — in the hybrid workplace that’s emerging because of the pandemic. That includes CIOs and other IT executives. Whether executives are working remotely for one or more days per week or full time, leading…

What is business analytics? Using data to predict business outcomes

Business analytics is the practical application of statistical analysis and technologies on business data to identify and anticipate trends and predict business outcomes. Research firm Gartner defines business analytics as “solutions used to build analysis models and simulations to create scenarios, understand realities and predict future states.” [ Learn the secrets of highly successful data…

IT leaders’ top 15 takeaways from 2020

CIOs started 2020 talking about better business alignment, maturing their cloud architecture, and furthering digital transformation. No one expected a pandemic. Yet here we are, at the end of a year full of unexpected upheavals that tested nearly every organization and executive, including CIOs and their IT teams who faced unique challenges as they raced…

Top CIOs and IT organizations of 2020

CIOs and other top IT leaders do incredible things for their businesses, executing and conceiving business advantages through the innovative use of technology. That’s why CIO.com honors each year the best CIOs and related IT leaders for their innovations, strategies, and delivery of business value. To do so, CIO bestows the CIO 100 awards in…