Thursday, October 1, 2020

Insight of the Week 9/25-10/2 “Future of CIO” Oct. 2020

 Blogging is not about writing, but 5about thinking, brainstorming, innovating and sharing.

The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 3 million page views with 7200+ 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.

Build a "Smart Organization" via Intelligence Amplification With “VUCA” digital new normal, often the answer to many business questions is not just “right,” or “wrong,” but there are many shades in between. Business intelligence is about managing information to gain insight into the organization in making effective decisions and achieve information value scientifically. To build a high-intelligent business, develop a sensing system that is ambiently and constantly attempting to augment their understanding of what they see and hear and you have a human/machine construct that begins to direct its own evolution. Intelligence amplification is a digital phenomenon with the following perspectives.

Performance Checkpoints in the Boardroom With the high velocity and fierce competition, there is no doubt that the board only fulfills its role to shareholders and the management team when it is focused on performance. At the board level, it is transformational to “step outside” of the business system for having different perspectives to gain an in-depth understanding of the business dynamics, monitor the multitude of performance, and guide business transformation smoothly.

Outstanding CIOs’ Leadership Traits and Qualities Organizations large or small are on the journey of digital transformation with IT as the linchpin. Digital power is the combination of the power of knowledge, the power of information and technology, the power of people, and the power of creativity. The variety of modern IT technology and their rapid obsolescence assumes that IT has to continue evolving. Thus, contemporary IT leaders have to keep learning and develop their leadership competency. Here is a set of traits that differentiate outstanding CIOs from ordinary CIOs.

Hidden Paradoxes Behind “VUCA” New Normal The hyper-connectivity of the digital business blurs the functional, organizational, industrial, geographical, and knowledge domain borders. Change is significantly speeding up, the business strategy can no longer stay static, and the business goals can no longer be well framed in advance. In many circumstances, business leaders couldn’t predict the future with a certain degree of accuracy, they have to understand the following hidden paradoxes, do an in-depth cause-effect analysis, optimize complicated things and deal with the “VUCA” dynamic skillfully.

The Monthly “100 Creativity Ingredients” Book Tuning: The Art and Science of Creative Disruption Sep. 2020 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 creative 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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