Tagged: leadership

Digital transformation

How to Not Lose Your Shirt while Leading Digital Transformation

The digital era is the time for inspiring and impactful leaders.

We are no longer in a time where only the top manager commands, and everyone obeys or follows regardless anymore. Therefore your organization expects you to inspire them and make a positive impact in their organization and their future. Otherwise, you may quickly lose your shirt and more in this volatile market.

CIO Leadership

The Face of IT

For any business, long-term goals are unattainable without leveraging the advantages of information technology. However, IT teams in various organizations...

Digital Transformation

Change Management Versus Digital Transformation Demystified

“The digitally enabled organization is the new organization today.”
Nadia Vincent

Change Management is about leading and implementing change successfully in an organization or business toward a specific outcome.

Digital Transformation is about implementing a series of changes that impact the organization, its business, the workforce, its customers and prospects, competitors and in some case a whole industry and its future, creating a transformed state.

CIO

CIO Leadership – does it exist?

Are all CIOs leaders or followers? Does it matter where the CIO sits in an organisation to be a leader within that organisation?  Can you learn to be a CIO Leader?   These are questions that I have heard for a long time in my career.  As a seasoned CIO I ask myself them constantly – am I a leader or a follower?  The answer is not easy as it depends on your personal journey through the professional career you have chosen and within the context of the organisations you have worked for.  In some organisations I was a leader, in others I was a followers while in others I was both – schizophrenic or what!

Too many Chiefs and too few Injun’s?

I found this note in my Evernote after attending the MIT-CIO event. For IT professionals I recommend attending this event alternate years (not much changes year to year I think) if not for anything else but to hear Andrew McAfee, one of the more entertaining and brilliant academics I have met. Anyway among the topics for discussion was the developing relationship paradigm between Chief Information Officers and Chief Marketing Officers and the race for resources between them. One speaker commented that this is becoming an even more important relationship than the one with the CFO.

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