Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 8/31/2017

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The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 2 million page views with 3900+ blog posting in 59+ different categories of leadership, management, strategy, digitalization, change/talent, etc. The content richness is not for its own sake, but to convey the vision and share the wisdom. Here is the weekly insight about digital leadership, IT Management, and Talent Management.

  The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 8/31/2017
  • How Can CIOs Earn Their Stripe as Transformative Digital Leaders With fierce competition and overwhelming growth of information, IT plays a critical role in building the business competency. Thus, the expectations for CIO have grown multifold, and they are expected to be visionary and change agent for business strategy and growth. There are different types of organizations at the different cycles in their maturity, the requirements of Chief Information Officer are also vast and varied. In practice, how should IT leaders shift their role from the tactical manager to the strategic business executive? And how can CIO earn their stripe as transformative digital leaders?

  • Five “P” Factors in Digital Innovation Management: Innovation can happen everywhere, it is our gift as humans, a great deal of what defines us as humans actually, whether there are new products, services, solutions, new sounds and music, new way of reading and publishing, new ways of educating future of generations, etc. One of the good definitions of innovation is: "to transform the novel ideas into commercial success.” In essence, innovation is, "intentional novelty bringing sustainable benefit." Different organizations have their own “innovation strength.” The innovation-generating organization depends more heavily on its technological knowledge and market capabilities to develop and commercialize innovations.

  • The Monthly “Digitizing Boardroom” Book Tuning Aug. 2017 Modern corporate boards play significant roles in guiding businesses toward the right direction and achieve expected business results. Due to the “VUCA” characteristics -Complexity, Uncertainty, Ambiguity, and Velocity of the Digital Era, the directorship in any organization must have the agility to adapt to changes and build abilities to advise, inspire and motivate a group of people toward accomplishing shared visions and goals. Here is the monthly “Digital Boardroom” summary.

  • The Making and Breaking Points of IT Digital Transformation We are living in an information explosive world where technology is pervasive and the masses are looking for their own experiences to introduce new technologies into the business, leverage information in decision making and innovation management. Forward-thinking organizations declare they are in the information management business to improve organizational competency and long-term business growth. CIOs have to deal with rapid changes, constant ambiguity, increasing complexity, and unprecedented uncertainty. Here are a few making and breaking points of IT digital transformation.

  • The Monthly “Digital Gaps” Book Tuning: Bridging the Gaps to Reach High-Level Digital Maturity Aug. 2017 “Digital Gaps -Bridging Multiple Gaps to Run Cohesive Business” is a guide book to help digital leaders and professionals today identify, analyze, and mind multiple gaps with multidisciplinary insight and holistic understanding. Today’s digital organization simply just can’t stand still. Bridging the 'gap of opportunity' between where you are and want to become is a welcomed challenge and a stepwise approach to make a leap of digital transformation.

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