Posts Tagged ‘ The Innovative CIO ’

CIOs Must Break Down Knowledge Barriers To Spur Innovation – Heller Report

CIOs Must Break Down Knowledge Barriers To Spur Innovation – Heller Report

Today I had the honor to have a guest blog published over at The Heller Report’s regular column, “You and Your CIO Career“. This is an excellent blog for CIOs  from Martha Heller, President of Heller Search Associates (‘the premier source for CIO and executive technology talent’), contributing editor for CIO magazine, and author of The CIO Paradox: Battling the Contradictions of IT Leadership. My guest blog, ‘CIOs Must Break Down Knowledge Barriers To Spur Innovation‘, is based on an excerpt from my latest book, ‘The Innovative CIO: How IT Leaders Can Drive Business Transformation‘.

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Trying to Be Brilliant in 5 Minutes or Less

Trying to Be Brilliant in 5 Minutes or Less

Mark Twain famously said “I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.” I wonder what Mark Twain would say today in the era of tweets and vines. These new platforms challenge us to distill our thoughts into a concise message that will engage our audience without overburdening them. If you’re familiar with TED talks or Ignite, you’ve seen experts across various fields share complex ideas and visions in a short amount of time. So we know it’s possible, but as I’ve come to learn, it’s a substantial challenge. Over the last month, I’ve been preparing to deliver a presentation to more than 100 attendees on IT innovation as part of Luminaries Live! in the Broadcast Center at CA World ’13. The catch is that it has to be delivered in 5 minutes. I’ll admit, I was a little nervous. I’d be sharing the stage with…

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New CA Press Book “The Innovative CIO” Delivers Practical Tips for CIOs

New CA Press Book “The Innovative CIO” Delivers Practical Tips for CIOs

CIOs become the driving force for business innovation. The Innovative CIO ISLANDIA, N.Y., December 18, 2012 CA Technologies today announced the availability of “The Innovative CIO: How IT Leaders Can Drive Business Transformation,” the latest book published by CA Press. This pragmatic guide is designed to help Chief Information Officers (CIOs) become the leaders of innovation in their organizations and to meet innovation challenges head on. It provides valuable tips for identifying innovation sources and fostering an innovative spirit within the organization, as well as practical tools for evaluating, tracking and selling the value of innovation to the business. Co-authors Andi Mann, George Watt, and Peter Matthews quantify the benefits and risks of IT innovation, survey opportunities for innovation from existing and emerging technologies, and identify the organizational structures and processes that have proven to deliver ongoing innovation. “Today’s CIOs understand the need to innovate quickly to help create new…

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