Thursday, July 6, 2017

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 7/7/2017

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The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 7/7/2017
  • Five Digital Credos to Improve Decision Maturity The businesses and the world have become more complex, uncertain, volatile, and ambiguous. So, decision-making also becomes more complex, but critical for the business’s survival and thriving. Making sound judgments or decisions at either the strategic or operational level is one of the most important activities as well as the core capability for business leaders and professionals today.

  • The Digital Board’s Digital Innovation inquiries The board with digital savvy BoDs understand what's required and how as a high-level basis of going digital mean to the business. So, they can make a significant impact on accelerating digital transformation with a premium speed. Vision is the destiny, it is basically a qualitative statement defining the "perception" of the organization, the strategy is the roadmap to get there. And innovation strategy is an integral component of the strategy. The effective board as a directorial role oversee the business strategy and provides the guidance about what core to preserve and what future to stimulate progress toward.

  • CIOs as Digital Masters Nowadays technologies make impacts on every core process of the business and information is permeating into every corner of the organization. Unfortunately, too many CIOs are still perceived as just techies by the business side of the house, and the IT departments see CIOs as a tactical IT managers who don't have enough strategic vision and hands-on business acumen. In order to be an effective Digital CIO and lead effectively, you must understand every aspect of the business and have digital fluency for driving the business transformation. The priority for CIOs is to genuinely position IT as an integral and inseparable part of the business. Because CIOs will continue to be put on the front line to run IT as a digital transformer, they need to become digital masters themselves and ensure their organizations are digital savvy and customer-centric.

  • The New Book “Performance Master: Take a Holistic Approach to Unlock Digital Performance” Quote Collection II: The purpose of the book “Performance Master: Take a Holistic Approach to Unlock Digital Performance“ is to provide an in-depth understanding and share unique insight about how to take a holistic approach to measuring and managing enterprise digital performance. Without measurements, it can be hard to tell whether attempted improvements achieve the expected results or not. It's fair to say that any organization didn't have a systematic approach to performance assessment and measurement at both strategic and operational level has a giant blind spot that is impairing their performance. A well-designed performance management system is a necessary foundation for continuous improvement.

  • The Monthly “Thinkingaire” Book Tuning: Unlock the Power of Creative Thinking   June 2017 With the increasing speed of change in the hyperconnected digital ecosystem, some industrial mindsets with “status quo” types of thinking, authoritarian attitude, and bureaucratic decision-make, are outdated, turn to be a "dragger" of the business innovation and a laggard of the digital paradigm shift. More specifically, what are the perception gaps to become the very obstacles for digital transformation and how to close them to embrace digital thinking styles?

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