Friday, May 18, 2018

The Monthly “100 Digital Rules” Book Tuning: A Set of “Dos & Don’t” Digital Practices May 2018

A well-defined set of digital rules is to set the frame of relevance and guide through changes and digital transformation.

The purpose of “100 Digital Rules: Setting Guidelines to Explore Digital New Normal “ is to establish digital principles and update business policies that can be applied holistically and guide the digital transformation systematically. Digital rules are based on a set of fundamental beliefs behind the methodologies and they help to shape mindsets behind behaviors. Digital rules encourage mindfulness, authenticity, creativity, inclusiveness, and discourage static thinking, silo, and bureaucracy, help to accelerate collective human progress.

A Set of “Dos & Don’t” Digital Practices

Three “Do Not” in Digital Innovation? Innovation involves new ways of bringing together ideas and resources to create something novel and then transform those novel ideas to achieve the business value. 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. Digital innovation has an expanded scope and innovation is benefiting the widest audience of the digital ecosystem. Still, there is the high percentage of failure rate for innovation management, and innovation success rate is not always proportional to how much money you pour in. Innovation is more science than art in the digital era though.

Three “Do Not” to Overcome Unconscious Bias
No one is absolutely objective. We all have biases; some with more; some with less; some of that we are aware of and some of that we are not. Have you ever mislabelled, or over-analyzed others; have you always kept bi-polar thinking to judge “good or bad”? Have you always listen to what being told or taught without the second thought? Have you paid too much attention to trivial or insignificant details, but lost the holistic picture? Etc. With the rapid growth of information and fast-paced changes, it’s important to challenge conventional wisdom and eliminate pre-conceptual assumptions or unconscious bias which is often caused by misperception or mislabeling. Perception is based on one’s thought processes which are influenced by one’s thinking style, cognitive understanding, and knowledge level, therefore, it is subjective. Understand the filters that influence one’s unconscious biases is critical to the choice or the judgment you make. Because when the assumption is wrong, the conclusion will also go wrong.

Three “DO”s and “DON’T” in IT Digital Transformation? Digitalization is about the rapid changes and continuous business flow, The purpose of such radical digitalization is to make a significant difference in the overall levels of customer delight and achieve high performing business result and build a people-centric organization. IT has to not only transform itself but become a changing organization to drive business transformation. Here are three “DOs and “Don’ts” in IT digital transformation.

“Leadership Master” Book Tuning: Three “Dos & Don’t” in Leadership Classification The function of leaders is to LEAD- set direction, drive changes, make influences, foster motivation, guide the problem-solving. Leadership is not just about the title only, that all of us, to the degree, we take responsibility for our own sphere of influence, no matter what formal title we might hold or not, have the opportunity to lead at the different level and exercise leadership influence continually. Here are three “Do & Don’t”s principles in leadership classification?

Three “DO NOT” in IT Innovation In the rapidly evolving digital businesses and economic systems, the creation of new innovations is very complex but critical for firms' survival and thriving. Information is the lifeblood of the modern business and technology is the disruptive force behind the digital transformation. Contemporary IT organization should be run as the innovation engine of the company, it is the thorny journey because there are many roadblocks and hidden pitfalls on the way. Here are three “DO NOT” in IT innovation.

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