Thursday, September 28, 2017

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 9/29/2017

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  The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 9/29/2017
  • Three “DE” Efforts to Rejuvenate IT to get Digital Ready Due to the disruptive force of technology and exponential growth of information, more and more innovative organizations empower their IT organization to lead digital transformation at the front.  IT organizations today can no longer hide behind the scene and get stuck at the lower level of maturity to keep the lights on only or feel struggled to make an alignment with the business. IT organization has to reinvent itself for adapting to the increasing speed of changes and becoming more nimble about updating technology and managing information effectively. IT has to learn how to disrupt itself first, here are three “DE” efforts to rejuvenate IT.
  • Three Traits of Contemporary Digital Board Directors  The corporate board today is the mastermind behind the digital transformation. Due to the complexity, uncertainty, ambiguity, and volatility of the digital era, the directorship in any forward-thinking organization must have the ability to guide, inspire and motivate people top-down and bottom-up toward accomplishing shared visions and goal. But more specifically, what are common leadership traits and characteristics of digital board directors? And what are complementary mindsets, skills, and experiences needed to build a contemporary digital board?

  • Three Aspects IT Can Build Business Competitive Advantage: IT organization is at the crossroad, either take a proactive approach to become a strategic business partner or just react to the business request as a commodity service provider and gradually become irrelevant. History reveals that IT needs to be understood and harnessed by all stakeholders to fulfill its potential and gain the strategic importance as a differentiator of companies. Thus, IT leaders should continue to ask themselves: Does IT have the vision necessary for the business to succeed and continuously grow? Is IT system just a commodity with a standardized usage of technologies, or is IT system the core and key differentiator of your business? Here are three aspects IT can help to build a business competitive advantage.

  • The New Book “Digital Fit - Manifest Future of Business with Multidimensional FIt” Quote Collection III Slideshare: The multidimensional digital transformation provides impressive advantages in terms of the speed of delivering business solutions and ability to adapt to changes. Either be a disrupter or being disrupted, the effects of an increasingly digitalized world are now reaching into every corner of the organization and making significant impacts on every aspect of the business from people, processes, to technology and capability both horizontally and vertically. Digital Fit doesn't mean that everyone needs to have the same thought processes, the same personalities, the same preferences, or the same experiences. What is digital fit, and how do you define digital fit?

  • Three “W” Factors in Innovators Creativity is everything that people dream, see, feel, touch. All our experiences are completely reconfigured in a way that mixes up all of the important elements to spark creativity. Creativity is as much defined by the problem as by the capacity of the individual to connect things to resolve that problem in new and sometimes unexpected ways. Here are three “W” factors in innovations.

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