Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 6/9/2016

Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking and innovating the new ideas.

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. Here is the weekly insight about digital leadership, IT Management, and Talent Management.

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO”  6/9/2016

  • Digital Master” Book Series & New Book Preview - “Digital Agility” Slideshare Blog: Organizational agility is about to create and react to changes. It is about to take into account any change in the environment and transform the organization to survive, grow, and transform. It is about to respond to emergent events proactively. It is about to transform the whole organization to create a "Lego" like environment that you can change as you need effortlessly.

  • Running IT as a Business Energizer? The majority of IT organizations today have still been perceived by their business partners as a cost center and support function which drags down the speed of business change, and many IT organizations also suffer from change fatigue due to work overloading and under-staffing. Therefore, forward-looking IT organizations must reinvent their tarnished reputation, and businesses should empower their IT leaders to drive digital transformation more proactively, run IT as a business energizer to catalyze growth and achieve not just IT “changeability,” but overall organizational agility.

  • A Professional Board: The corporate board plays an important role in strategy advising, governance oversight, leadership exemplifying, culture tune setting, talent management influencing. The contemporary board also moves from the industrial mode to digital mode: from emotional to effective, from monitoring to participating; from controlling to information savvy. More specifically, how to run a professional board.

  • Three Insights in Digital Innovation? Innovation is the light every forward-looking organization is pursuing. Innovations can create a competitive business advantage that is not limited to an economic advantage, it can delight customers and engage employees, create multidimensional business values. With well-educated digital workforce today, it's obvious that innovation is being pursued now more than ever, and in fact, we see much more innovation in more and more areas of the business landscapes. How to run the business as a digital innovation powerhouse?

  • Running a Highly Capable Digital IT  Forward-looking IT organizations are shifting from a process-driven silos function to a capability-based digital engine of the organization, because often technology is the disruptive force of business transformation, and the information is one of the most valuable assets in modern business. IT needs to go beyond “keeping the light on,” and focus on adding value to catalyze business growth and improve organizational maturity. More specifically, how to run a highly capable digital IT?

Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking and innovating the new ideas; 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 diverse voices and deepen digital footprints, and it's the way to harness your innovative spirit.


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