Saturday, April 9, 2016

The Book “CIO Master” Quote Collection (Part III)

Digital CIOs Rise for Change!

The purpose of CIO Master - Unleash the Digital Potential of IT is to provide guidelines for building a framework to run a highly effective, highly innovative and highly mature digital IT organization. Also, it provides the principles to reinvent CIO leadership via practicing multitudes of digital influence.
  • Rebrand digital CIOs with multiple personas
  • Reinvent IT to unleash its full digital potential
  • Reenergize change as an ongoing digital capability
  • Refine talent management to bridge IT skills gap
  • Remaster multidimensional IT to create multi-level business value
  • Renovate strategy execution continuum to improve effectiveness
  • Reimagine IT as an innovation engine to catalyze business growth
  • Reshape IT via leveraging “3P”s: Principle, Portfolio, Performance
  • Retool IT agility to adapt to changes

Digital IT Management Quotes

  • Innovation per se is like composing a symphony, a lot of planning, but the music will come from the musicians, not the conductor.

  • Innovation is the specific phenomenon and strategic imperative of the knowledge-based economy.

  • Bridging innovation gaps is a strategic imperative for business execution.

  • The customer is the center of innovation management.
  • Innovation has to result in something which leads us to a better state than where we are today.

  • Creativity is the core of what makes IT strategic in any company.

  • IT agility is a mentality, culture, process, and perspective.

  • The intersection of information, technology, and people is where innovation happens.

  • Guiding IT principles let the organization know what to expect when dealing with IT.

  • Principles are statements of values.

  • KPIs need to have both high impact and high information context.
  • IT projects are business projects. IT project priority should reflect the business priority.

  • Agility within and of itself is a strategy.

  • Agile is better at adapting to changes and ensuring quality.

  • Agile is more a “direction,” than an “end.”

  • The overall organizational health needs to be measured via culture readiness, business agility, and customer centricity, etc.

  • The overall goal of adopting a more “Agile” approach is “resilience,” in essence.

  • Agile is about doing the right thing before doing it right.


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