Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 1/12/2018

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

The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 2 million page views with 4300+ 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.

How to Run a Digital-Driven IT
Businesses across the industrial sectors embark on the “Digital Era” of computing and innovating. The digital has become ’normality,’ and almost everyone now feels at ease with digital technology, but sometimes digital workforces feel frustrated with their IT organization. Therefore, IT needs to speed up, and CIOs should become more visible and accountable as the top digital leader. The CIO's leadership penetration is about the depth of thought leadership as well as the breadth of enterprise knowledge upon understanding business as a whole and even an entire digital ecosystem. But more specifically, how to run digital-driven IT organization?

The BoDs as the Digital Rule-Maker The purpose of the board of directors is to direct the organization in the right direction. The board directors as senior directorial roles have both privilege and responsibility to “talk the walk,” make the good policies or set digital principles to drive changes and lead digital paradigm shift. The board of directors is the digital rule-maker for getting the business management digital ready.

The Monthly “Unpuzzling Innovation” Book Tuning: Innovation as Core of “Digital Master” Jan., 2018 Digital is the age of innovation. And innovation is what leads to differentiation. There are many ways to differentiate and, therefore, there are many ways to pursue innovation. Digital Master refers to those high-performing, highly innovative and high-mature (less than 15%) digital organizations; at the individual level, Digital Masters are those cross-generational digital professionals who are equipped with the advanced digital minds and build a unique set of digital capabilities.

The Achilles Heel of Problem-Solving
Today’s business is dynamic and complex, many organizations are on the way for radical digital transformation, solving problems large or small to make a leap of business maturity. But what are the logical steps to follow to ensure you are solving the right problems in right ways? What is the Achilles Heel of problem-solving? And how to improve problem-solving effectiveness?

The New Book “12 CIO Personas” Chapter 3 Introduction: The CIO as “Chief Insight Officer” Organizations across the industry sectors are stepping into the deep “VUCA” new normal with the exponential growth of information and continuous technological disruptions. The pace of changes and complex nature of technologies force more CIOs to shift to the insightful digital leadership role to understand of the organizational interdependence and bridge IT-business gaps seamlessly.

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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