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So far this month, we’ve discussed ways that companies are restructuring at a conceptual level. To bring the challenges and experiences to life, we wanted to share an experience we heard in one of our interviews with an IT Professional last year. One ITDM

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A key point in any transformation is buried in the final paragraph:

 

"Following the transition, he indicated that their next focus needed to be on adoption and understand

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(And why you should pay attention)

While many companies are still in the process of transitioning products to the cloud, early adopters face a new challenge—what does a best-in-class, cloud-enabled IT organization look like? 
 
Companies with fully-deployed

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I've finally had the chance to collect my thoughts. I agree with the themes of decentralisation, customer centricity and the need for a strategic steering arm described i

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It was fascinating to watch Microsoft's own IT organization go through essentially all three of these shifts at the same time, so they're by no means mutually exclusive.

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My other observation on IT reorganization is that it largely seems to be perpetual now. If IT is not leading the charge to transform itself to deliver greater business ef

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There is one other relevant change that I have seen in a number of my clients and is related to the need to respond to the new opportunities for customer focus, agility,

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Recently I've found that my conversations with customers around Office 365 have completely changed.

Previously it was predominantly workload specific as that is what how many IT Pros within customers expected the journey to begin. It was already starting t

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Digital Transformation presents a challenge for many traditional organisations because the nature of the change goes beyond our traditional focus on using technology to better automate the tasks of the organisation. The opportunity in digital transformati

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Ongoing IT Organisational Transformation is part of everyday life for IT Pros. @Anna Chu has provided some great context on the changing models of IT in her post. The purpose of this thread is to share some ideas on how to best prepare for the changes and

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Simon Terry wrote:

 

IT Pros can no longer rely on expertise or a particular technology stack to provide security of employment or career opportunities. The best guarant

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Here's something I've been working on for a while across the enterprise not just IT. 

 

https://medium.com/@LesleyCrook/21-agile-ways-to-lean-digital-transformation-into-your-company-3906bdb90ad0#.ql2og078b

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Scott Guthrie at MSAUIgnite on the need to keep learning: https://twitter.com/msautech/status/831366661521313792

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In this episode Brad Anderson speaks with Paul Fipps, the CIO & EVP of Global Operations at Under Armour.

 

Paul and Brad talk about the work his team has done to scale to meet the needs of such a rapidly growing global company, the business value of a cl

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This week Microsoft is celebrating Computer Science Education Week around the globe.

 

In this “age of acceleration,” in which advances in technology and the globalization of business are transforming entire industries and society itself, it’s more critic

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The power of a digital-first business

 

Leaders in digital transformation generate an average of $100 million more in additional operating income each year – Keystone Strategy Interviews (2016). 50% of the workforce will be “digital natives,” connected 24

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Thanks. I have downloaded and I look forward to reading with interest.

As we all seek to make the most of Office365, it becomes clearer that a strong focus on culture and adoption is important to realise the potential of new ways of working. Here is an overview of some key foundations, personal and organisation areas of deve

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Welcome to International Working Out Loud week which will run from 7-13 November 2016. The Theme of this Wolweek is “Working and Sharing Purposefully”.

 

Each day this week this blog will share a discussion of the 7 Days of Working Out Loud post. Thoughout

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Day 2: Make a Connection

 

7 Days ofWorking Out Loud.png

 

Working out loud exposes us to the networks of other people in our work. Understanding and leveraging those networks begins by making a connection.

generosity

 

Nobody Works Alone

 

Everybody works with others. Even remote lighthouse

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Appreciate the daily digest/instruction manual/guilt inducer. :manembarrassed:

 

Thus far my actions have not met my #WOLweek intentions. :robotsad:

 

My new plan, to start a

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Welcome to International Working Out Loud week which will run from 7-13 November 2016. The Theme of this Wolweek is "Working and Sharing Purposefully".

 

Each day this week the WOLWeek blog will share a discussion of the 7 Days of Working Out Loud post. Tho

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Next week is International Working Out Loud Week. Joachim Stroh has done a great job of explaining working out loud in this presentation: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+JoachimStroh/posts/ZSwooztQy1d. An excellent introduction and many suggestions on how to... Read More
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Thanks for sharing.

 

A few of the slides have practical examples of WOL approaches, very helpful for we newbies to the practice.

And I have to mention that first slide.

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TechRepublic‘s breakdown of the responsibilities of each Chief Officer role identifies the following:

 

Chief Information Officer

  • Serves as the company’s top technology infrastructure manager
  • Runs the organization’s internal IT operations
  • Works to streamline b
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I have two titles: CTO and Editor-in-Chief. We're an industry analyst firm and both titles are for our clients. Internally, I'm the chief analyst and the IT guy. To our c... Read More

After my earlier post I was thinking further on this.

 

With the increasing focus on the importance of data, whether to understand customers wants, to perform a required fu

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Thanks for the contribution.

I also see a lot of overlapping between the two roles, and I came up with this picture of how I see the two roles contributing together to dri

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I'm lucky in that I encounter quite a few CIOs and CTOs in my role, and I would say that the description from TechRepublic is pretty good.

 

I think the only one where ther

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Hi @Stefano Tempesta,

 

Thanks for posting this. I think on a high level it rhymes well with my experiences from the field past the last decade. But, each organization is d

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I have created this second edition video blog on our Swoop benchmarking analysis of Yammer groups. We have looked at 3 organisations in detail but interested in your own experience/feedback.

 

http://www.swoopanalytics.com/index.php/blog/?p=1070

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