Thursday, September 19, 2019

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 9/19/2019

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

The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 3 million page views with 6000+ blog posting in 59+ different categories of leadership, management, strategy, digitalization, change/talent, etc. The “Digital Master” book series includes 28 books to share insight from the multidimensional digital lens and perceive the multi-faceted impact the digital era upon us is making to the businesses and society. The content richness is not for its own sake, but to convey the vision and share the wisdom. Here is the weekly insight of digital leadership, IT Management, and Talent Management.

Apply Gestalt Principles to Design a Self-Adaptive Digital Organization Gestalt psychology or gestaltism is interpreted in psychology as a "pattern" or "configuration." Gestalt Principles describe how the human eye perceives visual elements. it’s known as the "Law of Simplicity," which states that every stimulus is perceived in its most simple form. Gestalt theories followed the basic principle that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. From a business management perspective, how to apply Gestalt principles to design a self-adaptive and learning digital organization by discovering patterns and understanding the intrinsic interconnectivity between parts and whole,

Three Perspectives to Improve Corporate Board Adaptability Digital means rapid change, the unprecedented level of uncertainty and ambiguity, the expanded spectrum of innovation, and the theme of people centricity. All of these changes bring significant opportunities and responsibilities for the new breed of digital BoDs to lead differently. The digital corporate board leadership today needs to be future-oriented, highly adaptive, steer the organization towards the digital journey with a clear vision, a highly effective board agenda and a set of best and next practices.

The Monthly “IT Innovation” Book Tuning: Running IT as a “Center of Possibility” Sep. 2019 Within abundant information and emergent digital technologies, IT is a key component of holistic business mindset to re-imagine “what is possible” - unleashing business potentials and improving business efficiency, effectiveness, agility, and maturity. The art of possible to reinvent IT in the digital age is to deliver the value of information in helping businesses grow, delight customers and doing more with innovation.

Take a Mixed Change Management Approach to Go Digital Due to the “VUCA” digital new normal, today’s business is often operational in crisis and conflict environments. It requires the organizations of all shapes and sizes to reinvent themselves and become highly adaptive, flexible, and responsive. Digital transformation is radical change, communication has to flow via all different directions and organizational hierarchy. It’s critical to take mixed top-down, bottom-up, inside-out, outside-in, middle-out, and cross-functional system wide approaches to go digital in a multidimensional way.

The Monthly “100 Creativity Ingredients” Book Tuning: Unleash People’s Creative Potential Sep. 2019 All humans are born with raw creativity ability. Creativity has many dimensions, with multi-faceted truth and myth, manifold knowledge and multidimensional insight. Creativity is the wings of our mind and the tempo of our heartbeat. Creativity is a constructive disruption, not so bad addiction, and a sensational phenomenon. The purpose of “100 Creativity Ingredients - Everyone’s Playbook to Unlock Creativity “is to classify, scrutinize, articulate, and share insight about one hundred special creativity ingredients, to paint the picture with them, to add colors on them, to embed the music into them, and to make the story via them, in order to unleash our collective creativity potential.

Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking about 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 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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