Sunday, September 5, 2021


In order to understand the past, you need to master perspectivism, Lesson-learned, and then enlightenment.

The purpose of the book Digital Maturity: Take a Journey of a Thousand Miles from Functioning to Delight is to envision the future of the business, articulate the very characteristics of digital organizations; reimagine the interdisciplinary and hyperconnected digital ecosystem; fine-tune processes and structures of the digital business; develop the best and next practices to charter the digital paradigm shift seamlessly; leverage information & technology as the linchpin of the digitalization; take a holistic approach to measure digitization effort; avoid pitfalls and barriers on the way; and make a leap from doing digital to being digital effortlessly

Digital makes a significant impact on every aspect of the business from people, process to technology, both horizontally and vertically. It is like a gigantic puzzle with many misplaced pieces, you have to put them all in the right places to discover the real meaning and unleash its full potential. You cannot make a true digital paradigm shift without an in-depth understanding of the digital interconnectivity and embracing the multitude of digital maturity.

Increasing Agility Frictionlessly 

Increaseagilityfrictionlessly Organizations large or small across the industries feel the gain and pains as they are experiencing the increasing pace of changes, frequent disruptions, fierce competitions and more selective customers. Not to mention that in many organizations getting stuck at the lower level of business maturity, dysfunction, complication, rigidity, and inefficiencies are not always easy to uncover. 

Innovativeperspectivism People always say you shouldn't live in the past. But there are valuable lessons to draw on in one's past from time to time. The past holds comforting thoughts in times of great stress or pain. So in some ways the past is always present. It has value. If you stand at the right angle to see from different angles, you know even they are different, but hold part of the truth in it. In order to understand the past, you need to master perspectivism, Lesson-learned, and then enlightenment.

Innatescientificmanagement Running a highly effective business is an iterative problem-solving continuum. There is both art and science in effective problem-solving. There are day-to-day operational issues to be taken care of and there are strategic concerns that the management needs to focus on for improving organizational competency. 

Unityviahandlingverityoftensions  Whether we like it or not, as long as humans are unique, their mindsets, opinions, cultures, lives, and views etc, are equally unique and diversified. Perhaps conflicts or tensions are inevitable. That results in both collaboration and competition depending on the context and situations, as well as how effectively people deal with them. 

Upfromstagnationtostability Due to the occurrence of increased disruptions often led by technology and unprecedented uncertainty, improving organizational agility is a strategic imperative for business’s survival today. In reality, most organizations today limit their role to keep the lights on and still get stuck at a lower level of maturity (reactive, order taking).

The Future of CIO” Blog has reached 5 million page views with about 8100+ blog postings in 59+ different categories of leadership, management, strategy, digitalization, change/talent, etc. The content richness is not for its own sake, but to convey the vision and share the wisdom. Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking; 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 your voice, deepen your digital footprints, and match your way for human progression.


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