Thursday, August 27, 2020

Insight of the Week 8/21-8/28 “Future of CIO” Aug. 2020

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

The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 3 million page views with 7000+ 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 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.

Learning Agility We live in a knowledge economy, today’s digital professionals are knowledge workers who are open to learning and sharing insight and creating new knowledge all the time. You simply can't resolve the 21st-century problems with the mindsets shaped half-century ago. Continuous learning is not only a job requirement but also a great habit to keep our minds fresh and knowledge updated. Learning agility is a person's ability to learn quickly, and adapt prior knowledge to new experiences, build professional competency, and solve complex problems smoothly. Here are three aspects to develop learning agility.

The Ultra-Modern BoDs Set Culture “Pathways” to Transformative Changes It is a continuously changing world, and no organization can afford to stick to its old ways of doing things. Strategy guides change and culture is the pathway for change. BoDs as focused, clear-headed realists will need to take a few steps back trying to get the real picture of what happened, what are barriers to strategy execution, and how can they fine-tune and align the organization’s policy, procedure, and communication to build “digital-ready” cultures, support digital paradigm shift.

The Monthly “Decision Master” Book Tuning: Understand Thin Lines to Step into “VUCA” New Normal Aug. 2020 Decision Masters” refer to the digital leaders or professionals who can leverage multidimensional thought processes, information and intuition, and take a step-wise scenario for making effective decisions consistently. Decision Masters also refer to the businesses or organizations that follow a set of well-defined principles, leverage fine-tuned decision processes, efficient information management system, decision frameworks, tools, and metrics to enable people across the organization making effective decisions collaboratively.

Apply Competency Framework to Improve People Management Effectiveness A high mature digital organization is usually outward-looking rather than insular, people-centric, rather than process-driven. A competency framework incorporates multiple and diverse components, provides guidelines, checklists, standards, platforms, processes, tools, and building blocks, to define and develop talent competencies, improve people management effectiveness and unleash collective potential.

The Monthly Insight of Information Management: Raise “Digital IQ” of Organizations Aug. 2020
Management has often been described as getting the right information to the right person, in the right format and medium, at the right time, in order to make the right decisions. The value of information is qualitative, measurable, and defined uniquely by an organization. In fact, Information Technology is the nerve system of contemporary companies and directly decides the "Digital IQ" of the 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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