Thursday, December 26, 2019

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 12/27/2019

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.

Three Perception Shifts to Deepen Understanding of Systems Thinking Systems Thinking is about understanding interrelationships between parts and the whole. It helps digital leaders and professionals discover the interconnectivity and interdependence of the digital business ecosystem, help them get behind the "surface" validity and give them deeper insight into the nuances of why and how, and ensure that the digital business as an organic system growing and evolving with its environment in harmony. Here are three perception shifts to enforce understanding of Systems Thinking.

The “Superconscious” Board of Directors The digital era means increasing pace of changes and unprecedented uncertain. To figure out the business or the world as a complex adaptive system requires an in-depth understanding of how things have come together, being "built," as well as why change is needed. It’s imperative to awaken the super consciousness of senior leadership at the board level through metacognitive lens and determine which competencies or capabilities should be used in combination, and with what level of weight for each, for every different situation, in order to improve digital leadership maturity.

Manage Enterprise Knowledge to Fit Business Strategy Knowledge is power. The successful companies large or small think that Knowledge Management is essential to their long term business success. More specifically, Knowledge Management (KM) is the process of capturing, developing, sharing, and effectively using organizational knowledge to either solve business problems or build unique business advantage. It refers to a multi-disciplined approach to achieve organizational goals by making the best use of knowledge. Here are three perspectives on managing enterprise knowledge.

CIO as Innovation Provocateur Technology is often the disruptive force behind innovation and information is the gold mine all forward-looking organizations across vertical sectors dig into. Information Technology is the linchpin of digital transformation which starts with the realization that where you currently no longer can deliver the strategic business goals and reach the long-term business vision of your company and shareholders.

The Monthly Digital Principles/Practices Summary: A Set of Thinking Principles Dec. 2019 Digital principles define why one make a decision one way or another. Principles are statements of values. Things that define why one make a decision one way or another. These core decision values guide the behavior of individuals within an organization.

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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