5 hot IT career trends — and 5 going cold

There’s a major IT skills gap in the country and it’s only expected to widen. According to the World Economic Forum, closing the global skills gap could add $11.5 trillion to the global GDP by 2028. Organizations are looking for ways to bridge the gap, but if anything, the global pandemic has worsened the problem,…

15 IT management certifications for IT leaders

IT managers are often responsible not just for overseeing the IT infrastructure in an organization but overseeing IT teams as well. To succeed as an IT manager, you will need to understand the fundamentals of security, data storage, hardware, software, networking and IT management frameworks — and how they all work within the business. Plus,…

September/October 2020: The new digital workplace

Welcome to this special digital issue of CIO featuring our CIO 100 winners and Hall of Fame inductees. In these pages, you’ll learn how award winning organizations are redefining the nature of work, how to find value in data, and how to exert influence when IT spending is decentralized. download September/October digital issue CIO [ Register…

SFO airport banks on IT for frictionless travel

No industry was disrupted more by the coronavirus outbreak than aviation travel, as traffic in airports nosedived worldwide. Undaunted by the pandemic, Ian Law is looking to weave together mobile software, sensors, cameras and biometrics to improve the passenger experience at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), where he has served as CIO since 2013. Like…

Mobile’s new frontier: The front line of business

For all the advances of the mobile revolution, a huge swath of the business has largely been left out: front-line workers — ironically, your organization’s most mobile employees. While knowledge workers have relied on iPhones, iPads, and Galaxys for years now to help ensure their productivity, hospital care staff, retail associates, warehouse staff, delivery people,…

6 challenges of agile at scale for ERP

Agile has been around for a long time by IT standards and has proven to be successful for many companies.  As companies have evolved and progressed through the pioneering stage of agile, there has been a tendency to take on larger and larger efforts. There have even been inroads made in the application of agile…

7 barriers to innovation worth breaking

CIO Ed Giaquinto took to heart a lesson he learned on the job a decade ago. A former engineer at big-box retailer Toys R Us, he and his co-workers would spend weekends upgrading inventory management and logistic systems at distribution centers, working on servers that required the distribution centers to come offline. [ Learn the…