Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 4/13/2018

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The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 2 million page views with 4600+ 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 New Book “Digital Maturity” Introduction Chapter 8 From “Doing Digital” to “Being Digital” Digitalization is not equal to digital technology. At the high maturity level, organizations have to stretch out in every business dimension for driving the full-fledged digital transformation. Doing digital is perhaps about taking a few actions, but being digital is the fundamental shift from the mindset to behavior. There are a couple of evolutionary stages businesses have to experience in order to ride above the learning curve and move up the business maturity from “Doing Digital,” to “Being Digital.”

What Should be Blamed for Lack of Digital Innovation Today, at the hyperconnected business ecosystem, innovation can happen anywhere, anytime, it expands both horizontally and vertically. Digital innovation today has much broader spectrum and greater impact on business success. However, innovation is still the serendipity for most of the organizations that fumble in the dark, hard to reach the innovation light. Statistically, innovation has the very low success rate. Who & what should be blamed for lack of innovation? And how to reach the state of innovation abundance?

The New Book “Digital Maturity” Quote Collection 2 The purpose of the book “Digital Maturity: Take a Journey of a Thousand Miles from Functioning to Delight” is to envision the future of the business, articulate the very characteristics of digital organizations; reimagine the interdisciplinary and hyperconnected digital ecosystem; fine-tune processes and structures of the digital busins to what can be achieved within its fraess; develop the best and next practices to charter the digital paradigm shift seamlessly; leverage information & technology as the linchpin of the digitalization; take a holistic approach to measure digitalization effort; avoid pitfalls and barriers on the way; and make a leap from doing digital to being digital effortlessly.

CIOs as “Chief Insight Officer”: How to Improve IT Maturity Technologies nowadays are the disruptive forces behind digital disruptions, and the information is the lifeblood of modern businesses. There is no doubt IT plays a critical role in creating business advantage. However, different IT organizations evolve digital with the different speed, and the enterprise as a whole is at the different stage of reaching business maturity. Therefore, digital IT leaders as “Chief Insight Officer” today, need to be able to envision technical trend, diagnose IT weakness, build business competency and improve overall organizational maturity.

The Monthly “Performance Master’ Book Tuning: Continuous Performance Management Apr. 2018 "If you can't measure, you can't manage," legendary management guru Peter Drucker once asserted. Managing performance means understanding results, setting metrics, fixing plans, and making decisions to ensure it happens. It takes multifaceted approaches from multidimensional perspectives to unlock digital performance and catalyze change.

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