Thursday, December 12, 2019

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 12/12/2019

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

The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 3 million page views with 6300+ 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.

The “Personalities” from Change Management Perspectives Change is the new normal with increasing speed. In practice, more than two thirds of change initiatives fail to achieve business expectations. It's no surprise to know that only a small percentage of people are changing agents either strategically or tactically.

An Accountable Corporate Board Due to the complexity of today’s business, faster-paced changes, and continuous disruptions and distractions, there are a multitude of organizational gaps existing in today’s organization. It is important to articulate the strategic rationale behind the business venture, make leaders accountable for implementing the strategy.

Building High Mature Digital Business by Creating Abundant Synergy When jumping into the “VUCA” digital new normal –volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, you can’t predict every turn or curve the business will face, you have to enable the desirable emergent business property and improve business responsiveness. Strategically, you need to envision the future trends and manage both the balance cycle and growth cycle effectively to create business synergy and reach the next level of organizational maturity.

Digital CIO as “Chief Interaction Officer”: Take a Logical Communication Scenario With rapid change and exponential growth of information, the CIO is an inherently cross-functional senior leadership role to bridge business and IT; information and insight, the current state and future state of the business. Leadership is an influence, influence comes from progressive mindsets, logical communication scenario and step-wise actions. Contemporary CIOs should communicate more often and work collaboratively with varying stakeholders to tailor business needs and deliver multidimensional business value through effective communication with the multiple stages of preparing, listening, questioning, participating, and promoting.

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: The Psychology behind Change Dec. 2019 Change is inevitable, organizational change has become a common practice within an organization, but too often changes are made as a reaction to outer impulses, crisis, and demands. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. A digital transformation is achieved via dynamic Strategy-Execution-Change life cycle management, though it is not all linear steps, but an iterative, ongoing and up-going change continuum.

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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