IDG Contributor Network: Fine tuning SAFe with architecture

Most organizations view their digital transformation as a top priority. Many are full speed ahead with their digital transformation using SAFe or another agile approach to deliver their information technology projects. Yet “83% of leaders struggle to make meaningful progress on their digital transformation,” according to Gartner. Too often, architects and agile teams work in silos, as if they were conflictual approaches. It does not need to be this way….

March 18, 2019

Spring 2019: Humanizing the digital experience

[ Register to view the CIO Spring 2019 digital magazine ] Welcome to the Spring 2019 digital issue of CIO featuring winners of our annual Digital Edge 50 awards. In these pages, you’ll learn how organizations are improving the digital experience for their customers, what sets transformational leaders apart, and how leading CIOs are finding success with in-house innovation hubs and analytics centers of excellence. To read this article in…

March 14, 2019

IDG Contributor Network: The 3 surprising secrets that drive innovation in the digital era

What if everything you knew about innovation was wrong? The fear of digital disruption and the boundless opportunities that are arising as we enter the digital era are making innovation a critical topic for CIOs and their C-suite counterparts. As a result, enterprises are launching innovation-focused initiatives at every turn. But what if creating innovative breakthroughs and developing a much-heralded innovation culture isn’t about creating tiger teams or unleashing unbridled,…

March 8, 2019

Culture change 101: Collaborate with HR to drive transformation

CIOs lament change-resistant corporate cultures as one of the biggest barriers they face in executing their digital strategy. But jettisoning unhealthy habits and comfortable modes of operating creates the kind of friction that can kill IT careers. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) Source:

March 5, 2019

St. Jude turns to the cloud to battle childhood cancer

When you’re dealing with petabytes of scientific data, getting it all into the cloud can take time. But once it’s there, running experiments on your data from anywhere in the world is simple — and all you need to download are your results. Convincing researchers to embrace this paradigm shift, though, can take the support of partners across the organization and beyond, as Keith Perry, senior vice president and CIO…

March 4, 2019