Bo Lee

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Google’s CIO on How to Make Your IT Department Great

Running an IT department is hard enough under any circumstances, but imagine doing it at one of the world’s preeminent technology companies. Your customers aren’t haplessly trying to set up their voicemail; they’re experts in technology and expect it to work.<p>In that sense, you might think Ben …

How To Build a High-Performing Digital Team

Digital skills are in high demand and short supply. But first things first — how do you define a digital team when nearly everything is digital?<p>Digital teams are responsible for developing, testing, and implementing a strategy to reach and engage target audiences through digital channels like web, …

Closing the Chasm Between Strategy and Execution

Setting strategy is elegant. It’s a clean and sophisticated process of collecting and analyzing data, generating insights, and identifying smart paths forward. Done at arm’s length in an academic fashion, tight logic is the only glue needed to hold ideas together. The output is a smooth narrative …

IT Governance is Killing Innovation

Recent CEB research shows that work has become much more interdependent — employees increasingly need to tap a broader array of internal and external colleagues and partners to be successful in their jobs. The emergence of this new work environment has significant implications for how IT should …

CIOs: Scenario Planning Can Save Your Job

It’s the rare CIO who applies scenario planning to the business of IT. Yet, in a function driven by innovation and the uncertainties surrounding the application and implication of future technologies, not using scenarios is tantamount to management malpractice.<p>Scenarios can help IT organizations …

Does Your Future CEO Come From Marketing?

Traditionally, the CEO has come from just about anyplace but marketing. Companies bent on <i>operational excellence</i> might look to their finance teams or their COO to take the top slot. Organizations focused on <i>innovation</i> might look to a CTO type. Those focused on <i>market share</i> fished in their sales pool …

Here's Some Wonderful Writing From Elon Musk That Everyone In Business Should Emulate

There's no shortage of reasons to call Elon Musk a badass.<p>He's super-successful. He has a company that does private rocket launches that look like something approaching magic. He's made the best car of all time, according to Consumer Reports. And the latest news is that he's made the safest car of …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk or Daryl Oyster - Innovation vs. Execution

There’s a lot of hype around the Hyperloop. Elon Musk announced his ambitious plans to help the state of California build a tube transport system …