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The Rise of the Platform Economy – The CIO Report – WSJ

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We’re increasingly living in a platform world, with companies that support vast ecosystems of technologies, services and developers setting the standards for digital transformation, CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger writes.

Source: The Rise of the Platform Economy – The CIO Report – WSJ

CIO Network: Security, Talent Among Tech’s Top Priorities for 2016 – The CIO Report – WSJ

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On the sidelines of the CIO Network conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., global technology leaders highlighted the cybersecurity, talent and data issues driving their work in 2016.

Source: CIO Network: Security, Talent Among Tech’s Top Priorities for 2016 – The CIO Report – WSJ

Facing (and Embracing) Strategic Risks – Deloitte CFO – WSJ

Great insights in this article about strategic risks.  The article is written for the CFO but the concepts apply to any business leader.  CIOs need to take note and understand how they can contribute to facing and embracing strategic risks.

Source: Facing (and Embracing) Strategic Risks – Deloitte CFO – WSJ

The Four Critical Competencies Guiding Transformational Leadership – The CIO Report – WSJ

The organizational skills that helped executives in the past deal with concrete, well-defined operations are much less effective in today’s highly complex, fast-changing world, CIO Journal Irving Wladawsky-Berger writes. Leaders need to better anticipate and plan for disruptions and be able to “connect the dots to reveal new business opportunities at the confluence of multiple emergent trends.”

Source: The Four Critical Competencies Guiding Transformational Leadership – The CIO Report – WSJ

Looming Battle of the Software Platform Will Define How Companies Go to Market – The CIO Report – WSJ

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“A company’s competitive standing, if not its very identity, may come down to how well it is positioned in the battle of ecosystems fighting for control of its supply chain and customers, Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president and head of research at Gartner Inc., tells CIO Journal. “The battle for emerging ecosystems .. this software platform battle is going to be really interesting. This is not a battle between companies such as Oracle and SAP. It is a battle between suppliers in an ecosystem.”

Source: Looming Battle of the Software Platform Will Define How Companies Go to Market – The CIO Report – WSJ

User Experience, Talent and Analytics among CIO Priorities for 2016 – The CIO Report – WSJ

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Predicting the future is fun, but this year we were more interested in actual business plans. We asked CIOs to share their top priorities for 2016.

Source: User Experience, Talent and Analytics among CIO Priorities for 2016 – The CIO Report – WSJ

The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization – The CIO Report – WSJ

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Today’s column is brought to you by the letter “T,” lead letter for the T-shaped organization, master in operations and innovation and pacesetter for tomorrow’s businesses. “We need to find creative approaches to existing problems as well as identify important new problems to solve,” writes CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Beger. “In the end, this is what a T-shaped organization is all about.”

Source: The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization – The CIO Report – WSJ