Monday, May 16, 2016

The “Future of CIO” #2800 Blog Posting Celebration

Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking and brainstorming.

The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 1.3 million page views with 2800+ 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. The blog is like a dynamic book, to continue creating new knowledge from the old with accelerating learning cycle; the blog is the means to the end, to help you discover "who you are," grow and master to become "who you want to be." Here is a collection of quotes of the "Future of CIO" Blog to celebrate #2800 blog posting, with Slideshare Presentation.

Digitalization: The future of digital organizations is to be complex enough to act intelligently and nimble enough to adapt to the change promptly.

IT Management: Either information or technology is meant to the end, not the end.

Information Management: The business's potential depends on how it unleashes its information potential.

Digitalization: Digital means flow, there is more flow of creative ideas, the better opportunities to reap the benefit.

IT Transformation: IT delivery is about People, Process, and Technology.

IT Branding: IT brand identity should be supported by the message you create and distribute to your customers.

Change Management: Change Management can become more successful with people at the core of change, the cause of changes, and the purpose of change.

CIO Leadership: The CIO needs to be an enterprise ‘polyglot,’ to master both business language and IT terminology, and beyond.

Creativity: Creative leap is the way to resolve any paradox via going up a level of abstraction.

Innovation: The success of innovation management is never an accident, it is a thought-out planning and seamless execution.

Mindset: The brain is the hardware, and the mind is the software with the totality in action, hardware plus software.

Vision: A vision should be attainable subject to current times and its ability to adapt to changing times.

System Wisdom: A Strategic Thinker always “keeps the end in mind.”

Agile: Agile is more a "direction," than an "end,"  a philosophy and mindset at Board level.

Enterprise Capability: Capability view is for the strategic re-think of ‘What’, and the process view is about the “ executable knowing ‘How.'

Strategy: Strategy without vision is “blindness,” strategy without goals is “emptiness,” execution without strategy is "busyness."

CIO Master: Compared to traditional CIOs, digital CIOs have “multi-faceted personas.”

Digital Master: Digital transformation represents a break with the past, having a high level of impact and complexity.

Cloud: A Cloudified IT is not cloudy.

Complexity: In business, complexity both drives innovation and also hinders it.

Connecting Dots: In the real, physical world or business world, most relationships are nonlinear.

Culture Master: The vivid metaphors for describing culture is like the visible and invisible levels of an iceberg - the solid state of ‘water.’

Customer Centricity: Customers become loyal when they have experienced something out of the ordinary.

Decision Making: Decisions are based on information and generate information.

Digital Valley: Valley is open to embrace inclusiveness. Valley is quiet to express profundity. Valley is deep to develop insight.

Future of Leadership: Amplifying digital leadership is not about how loud you can speak, but how profound you could think.

Pitfalls: The pitfalls shouldn't stop you from moving forward, but keep you focus on the road ahead.

Strategy Execution: Execution excellence is difficult to achieve because it is both art and science, hard and soft; decisions and actings, qualities and habits.

Food for Thought:  Every living thing has color, one of the astounding things is the color of life.

EA: EA is a Paradox to uncode the paradox of business.

Gaps: Bridging innovation gaps is a strategic imperative for business execution.

Global Perspective: There are many multi-national companies around, but very few global companies; there are many international managers, but very few true global leaders today.

Governance: Agile governance helps business to manage complexity and achieve resilience.

GRC: Culture and awareness are the most critical aspects of GRC, and can only be implemented in humans.

Organizational design: A hybrid organizational structure can bring greater awareness of the intricacies and the systemic value of organizational ecosystems.

Hybrid: Digital favors the hybrid solutions-the delicate balance between solid and flow.

Education: The very quality of education is to assess how well it shapes the right sets of mind.

IT Finance: IT is facing pressure to prove that they are the most effective route

IT Performance Motto: Measure what matters.

IT Strategy: A strategic IT is the silver lining for a high-performing business. IT Strategy is an integral part of business strategy.

KPIs: The KPIs are indicators of your progress towards achieving business objectives.

The Keywords in the 21 century: Imagine how different the world would be with the right dose of EMPATHY to connect the minds and touch the hearts.

Leading by Questioning: A set of excellent questions themselves is perhaps like a poem, both philosophical and intellectual.

Learning from failure: Success is a byproduct of failure and application of wisdom.

Big Data: The data is very important, but the interpretation of those data is equal of importance.

IT Project Management: A key foundation would be to approach the project from the perspective of being a business project, not an IT project.  

Talent Management: People are always the most invaluable asset of organizations in the past, today and tomorrow.

Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking; it’s not just about WHAT to say, but about WHY to say, and HOW to say it. It reflects the color and shade of your thought patterns, and it indicates the peaks and curves of your thinking waves. Unlike pure entertainment, quality and professional content takes time for digesting, contemplation and engaging, and therefore, it takes the time to attract the "hungry minds" and the "deep souls." It’s the journey to amplify your voice, deepen your digital footprints, and match your way for human progression.


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