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Will your chapter win the IT Trends Study's Chapter Challenge?
SIM
SIM's 36th Anniversary IT Trends Study is coming soon and this year's Chapter Challenge is bigger and better than ever. Are you and your chapter ready to win?

The Chapter Challenge is a friendly competition among all SIM chapters. Winning chapters receive cash awards for their philanthropic activities, such as STEM or scholarships.
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Freeman CIOs on security, IT skills and more
CIO
In our latest Insider Insights, senior writer Lauren Brousell talks to IT leaders at Freeman about security, the changing CIO role, IT talent challenges, what keeps them up at night and more.
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Why the CIO must become the chameleon in chief
ZDNet
The modern CIO must act like a professional chameleon, changing their form and their IT function to suit the fast-changing business environment. Analyst Garter suggests CIOs are fully aware that they will need to change in order to succeed in digital business, with 75 percent of IT leaders saying they will need to adapt their style and skills during the next three years. The analyst talks of the need for executives to adopt a bi-modal stance to IT.
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Dunkin' CIO to lead corporate strategy
The Wall Street Journal
Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., facing sluggish sales at its ubiquitous Dunkin' Donuts stores, is looking to technology to drive long-term growth. The company recently promoted CIO Jack Clare to the newly created title of chief information and strategy officer. Along with leading the company's IT department, Clare will now oversee the company's long-term strategic planning process. He will also join the firm's Leadership Team, a combination of line-of-business and functional leaders who directly advise the CEO.
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CIO lessons learned: My approach to the top 10 strategic issues of 2015
Forbes
Mark Sunday writes: "In what's become an annual tradition, Oracle's Bob Evans recently shared his list of the top 10 strategic CIO issues of 2015. It's an excellent list, and in fact I grapple with each of the issues identified by Bob in my own job as CIO. Now it's my turn to say a few things about the challenges and opportunities faced by CIOs today."
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What the New York Times CIO asks when evaluating open source software
The Enterprisers Project
In this interview, New York Times CIO Marc Frons explains how his teams evaluate whether to use open source or proprietary software and the simple question that helps guide the conversation.
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The 4 keys to solid quality assurance
CIO
When it comes to your digital business, quality assurance is essential to business process execution, but not always easy or fully successful. Since there are many areas in the software development life cycle in which defects and issues can insinuate themselves — ultimately resulting in poor business process quality and dissatisfied partners — top performing companies must implement the quality assurance function into enterprise systems to prevent quality issues at all points in the development life cycle.
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4 tips on how to grow leaders within an organization
By Betty Boyd
Growing leaders within an organization is a great opportunity, but leadership is not developed overnight. It takes a long, steady process of coaching, mentoring and giving people a chance to excel. Current leaders must step up and mold the future of the organization. Here are four tips to better help grow leaders within your organization.
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