How digital leaders tackle IT modernization

Recent IDC data shows that 76 percent of companies that are disruptors in their industries plan to replace legacy applications in the next five years, with almost half replacing legacy systems in the next 24 months. Many of them are doing so by moving functionality to the cloud. Take Land O’Lakes, a $13 billion agricultural…

Filling the digital transformation skills gap

As someone who doesn’t have a technical background, Phil Bertolini, CIO for Oakland County, Mich., knows he needs to surround himself with people who have tech skills — but he believes it’s almost more important to find ones with business-oriented skills. “The other belief I have is that nothing makes a bad business process worse…

How to get to One IT in one piece

If one thing’s for certain, mergers and acquisitions bring change—and often not for the better. Despite best intentions, staff often suffer when a company grows through acquisition. A real desire on the part of leadership to merge two organizations into one can result in fractured teams, disenfranchised employees, or, worse, a mass exodus of top talent.   To read this article in full, please click here Read More from This Article: How…

The 9 hottest jobs in IT

Job candidates for the most in-demand IT positions are hard to find and, sometimes, hard for hiring managers and recruiters to describe, as new technologies appear and current ones evolve. A report from CompTIA suggests the most sought-after jobs in IT are currently software positions, IT support specialists and systems engineers, in that order. Close…

CIOs who foster a culture of equality empower innovation

Today’s world is characterized by constant change stemming from widespread business disruption, which is caused in large part by emerging technologies. To be competitive in such a world, companies must adopt an agile, innovation mindset to identify and invest in new markets, experiences, products and services for growth — and do so nimbly and react…

5 ways leading organizations excel at digital

With technology integral to business strategy, leading organizations are rewriting the rule book for success. In Deloitte’s 2018 global CIO survey, we identified these digital vanguard organizations as having two distinct attributes: a clearly defined digital strategy and an IT organization viewed by the business as a leader in harnessing emerging technologies and building digital…