Saturday, December 8, 2018

The Monthly “100 Digital Pitfalls” Book Tuning: Avoid Digital Traps Dec. 2018

There is no one size fits all formula to pursue digitalization, each organization just has to "walk the talk," avoid hidden traps and explore their own way.

Digital makes a significant impact on how we think, live, and work. There is a mix of old and new, physical and virtual, order and chaos. We are in a time of tremendous change, the dawn of the digital age, the path to the next level of digital maturity, also in the era of confusion and information overload. Therefore, it’s critical to identify, understand, and avoid pitfalls, discover strategic and predictive pathways to change, increase confidence, position a brand and leverage resources to make the digital paradigm shift effortlessly. Slideshare Presentation

           Avoid Digital Traps

             Playing Innovation Oddball: Avoid Knowledge Traps? Knowledge is the foundation of the imagination. We can use knowledge of the forces of the physics to guide us in the exploration of the earth or space. Our imagination lets us dream of where we could go, knowledge helps us understand how and what forces we are dealing with in our journey. A great wealth of knowledge fuels imaginations. This, in turn, becomes things which can be useful. However, too much knowledge, especially if it’s outdated or too little knowledge will turn to be the trap of innovation.

Avoid Digital Traps to Enhance Digital Fluency A digital organization can bring greater awareness of intricacies and the systemic value of organizational practices, business capabilities, people dynamics, resource alignment, or technological touches. There is no one size fits all formula to pursue digitalization, each organization just has to "walk the talk," avoid hidden traps and explore their own way, build their own differentiated business competency to reach the next level of business maturity.

Avoiding Three Traps in Calibrating IT Growth? IT organizations are at the crossroad, either continue to be a commodity IT service provider or reinvent itself to become a business growth engine. Because the majority of IT organizations still get stuck in the lower-level of maturity and struggle to prove their unique value for helping the business gain competitive advantage. In order for the CIO to practice transformational leadership and for the IT department to reposition itself as the premium provider of competitive business solutions, IT needs to avoid these three traps in calibrating the growth and improve its efficiency, effectiveness, and agility.

Good Innovation, Bad Innovation: How to Discern It Innovation is the light every business is pursuing, and there is no surprise that the average success rate of Innovation Management is very low. The good innovation can leap the business to the next level of prosperity, and bad innovation can fail the business in a fatal way. So how to set the criteria, make a clear discernment, and manage innovation more effectively

The Opposite of Critical Thinking There are many types of thinking. Many of them overlap with each other. They are all happening in the same sphere of influence of an individual human or groups of humans, or humans interacting with knowledge of the past, or connection with some "super-conscious" field. Critical Thinking is the mental process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating information to reach an answer or conclusion. What’s the opposite of Critical Thinking though?

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