CIOs drive innovation by building digital awareness, forming digital innovation teams, and creating innovative opportunities in the form of new products and services. This three step approach accelerates the innovation cycle and optimizes the leveraging of information and technology for competitive advantage.
Source: How CIOs can drive digital innovation through collaboration
Some people prefer the destination, but I prefer the journey. Not really the journey, but the anxiety of the journey. Whether during a detour at Starbucks on the long drive to Disneyworld, reading a chapter in the biography of Walt Disney, or my eighth back-to-back viewing of Monster’s Inc., I’m wondering about the next stop, chapter or sequel and ignoring what’s right in front of me. Maybe that’s why I’m constantly tripping. The anxiety of what I’m missing or what’s next is always pushing me ahead of the now.
Source: How the Data-driven CIO Enables Digital Transformation
I interviewed Ben Fried, CIO of Google, on stage at the Forbes CIO Summit last week, and he offered a number of keen pieces of advice for his fellow CIOs. He noted the following first principles that he operates under: people are creatures of habit, and yet technology has never moved […]
Source: Google CIO Ben Fried Makes Change A Core Competency – Forbes#5386c28b53a3#5386c28b53a3#5386c28b53a3
If you’re looking for places to cut IT spending due to the sluggish economy or other factors, here are 8 projects you need keep on your to-do list no matter what.
Source: 8 IT Projects To Prioritize When Budget’s Tight – InformationWeek
New study identifies the converging technologies and innovation that will continue to drive unprecedented transformation in enterprises in the next three years. The most successful businesses will be those that can turn the disruption into a benefit for the overall business strategy.
Source: CIOs facing tsunami of disruptive technologies over the next three years | CIO
In a world of ‘shadow IT’ services, CIOs need to adapt if want to avoid being relegated to little more than technicians.
Source: How can CIOs stay relevant? | CIO
New survey of enterprise leaders highlights concerns over security in new IT architectures as sensitive data moves to cloud, big data and IoT environments.
Source: Business leaders struggle with cloud, big data and IoT security | Network World
A new study found a growing number of encryption keys and certificates are left unmanaged and unprotected, posing a security threat to enterprises.
Source: Effectiveness eroding as companies rely on encryption as the ultimate protection | CIO Dive
Technology is a key underpinning of a successful digital transformation, but successful change is also about a better understanding of customer expectations.
Source: Digital Transformation, Cultural Transformation