Sunday, December 20, 2020


 High mature organizations are incorporating both ends and means, moving solidly from doing digital by applying digital technologies to going digital and being digital confidently.

From one generation to the next, the substance of leadership does not change, it’s about the future, change, and influence. However, digital leadership trends will continue to emerge. 

Here is a set of featured blogs to dig into the “keywords” of the 21st century to brainstorm the future of digital leadership and business transformation.


What is the goal of Business Architecture? - Define business functionality that would raise business strategy in the final state (of this strategy) and define transition steps from current to the target (strategic) states of business functionality of the enterprise.

Incorporate The digital paradigm shift is multidimensional expansion and interdisciplinary management practice. The information technology, process, capability and culture tuning, etc, are all tactics to expand both horizontally and vertically, get the organization from here to there for managing a seamless digital transformation. High mature organizations are incorporating both ends and means, moving solidly from doing digital by applying digital technologies to going digital and being digital confidently.

The capability is the ability to achieve the desired effect under specified performance, standards, and conditions through combinations of ways and means (activities and resources) to perform a set of activities. The capability necessities enable the business to operate smoothly on a daily basis, and the capability differentiator leaps the business to win over the competition and build long-term competency. Statistically, the capability-based strategy has a high success rate to achieve the well-defined business result. Therefore, it is critical to gain an in-depth understanding of business capabilities from multiple perspectives and build a solid foundation for implementing the capability-based strategy and running a high-performance digital business.

The emerging digital era upon us is all about the exponential growth of information and the rapid speed of changes. Therefore, today’s digital organizations need to be highly responsive, flexible, and self-adaptive to the dynamic environment. Business Architecture (BA) as a useful tool is not just for knowledge collection, more about capturing business insight and foresight, facilitates the planning and communicating of business change initiatives, and translates the abstract concept back into the real world example. The ultimate goal of Business Architecture is to architect business in the transition to the strategic state.

Influence Leadership is complex yet simple: Complex in that there are so many traits and characteristics that are considered when evaluating a leader. Simplicity in that the substance of leadership never changes, it’s all about the future and change; direction and dedication; influence and innovation.

The blog is a dynamic book flowing with your thought; growing through your dedication; sharing your knowledge; conveying your wisdom, and making influence through touching the hearts and connecting minds across the globe. The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 3 million page views with about #7300 blog postings. Among 59+ different categories of leadership, management, strategy, digitalization, change/talent, etc. Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking and innovating 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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