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The Innovative CIO

How IT Leaders Can Drive Business Transformation

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  • The Innovative CIO teaches CIOs and other IT leaders how to create business value through the innovative use of new and existing IT, how to transform their organizations into engines of innovation, and how to jockey IT innovation back to the front of C-level strategy.

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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv
  2. Innovation Matters

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 1-5
  3. Stories from the Trenches

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 7-28
  4. Innovation Is Not the Only “I”

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 29-57
  5. Business Innovation vs. IT Innovation

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 59-81
  6. Pull and Push

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 83-101
  7. Opportunities to Innovate Today

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 103-125
  8. Innovating with Consumer-Driven IT

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 127-146
  9. Opportunities to Innovate Tomorrow

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 147-172
  10. Making Innovation Intentional

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 173-203
  11. Connecting IT Innovation with Business Value

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 205-227
  12. The Dirty Little Secrets of Innovation

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 229-252
  13. What’s Next for Me?

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 253-270
  14. Summary

    • Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews
    Pages 271-278
  15. Back Matter

    Pages 279-288

About this book

“Does your organization fumble when it comes to innovation? ‘The Innovative CIO’ presents a pragmatic guide to overcoming the 10 ‘innovation killers’ within your company.”  --Dennis McCafferty “CIO Insight”, 1/23/2013 (www.cioinsight.com/it-management/innovation/slideshows/ten-ways-to-kill-innovation/)

“Are you unwittingly stifling your employees’ entrepreneurial spirit? ‘The Innovative CIO’ discusses ‘innovation killers’ that could be holding back your small business or startup.” --Paul Shread “TIME/Business & Money”, 1/29/2013 (business.time.com/2013/01/29/removing-barriers-to-innovation/#ixzz2JSrUlD3A)

The Chief Information Officer’s influence in the business organization has been waning for years. The rest of the C-suite has come to regard Information Technology as slow, costly, error-prone, boring, and unresponsive to business needs. This perception blinds company leaders to the critical value IT can deliver and threatens the competitive health and long-term survival of their enterprise.

The modern CIO must reassert the operational and strategic importance of technology to the enterprise and reintegrate it with every department and level of the business from boardroom to mailroom. IT leaders must design, sell, and implement a vigorous culture of IT competence and innovation that pervades the enterprise. The culture must be rooted in bidirectional exchange across organizations and C-level policies that drive technology innovation as the engine of business innovation.

The authors, international IT strategists and innovators, quantify the benefits and risks of IT innovation, survey and rank the myriad innovation opportunities from mature, new, and emerging technologies,and identify the organizational structures and processes that have been proven to deliver ongoing innovation. Buttressing their brief with dozens of case studies and specific examples, The Innovative CIO shows you how to:

 

  • Take advantage of the IT and business innovation opportunities created by new and emerging technologies
  • Shift IT innovation from afterthought to prime mover in strategic business planning 
  • Inject IT into the dynamic core of your organization’s culture, training, structure, practice, and policy

 

 

 

    About the authors

    Andi Mann is Vice President of Strategic Solutions at CA Technologies. With over 20 years experience across four continents, Andi has deep expertise of enterprise software on cloud, mainframe, midrange, server and desktop systems. Andi has worked within IT departments for governments and corporations, from small businesses to global multinationals; with several large enterprise software vendors; and as a leading industry analyst advising enterprises, governments, and IT vendors from startups to the worlds largest companies. He has been widely published including in the New York Times, USA Today, CIO, ComputerWorld, InformationWeek, and TechTarge. He has presented around the world on virtualization, cloud, automation, and IT management, at events such as Gartner ITxpo, VMworld, CA World, Interop, Cloud Computing Expo, SAPPHIRE, Citrix Synergy, Cloud Slam, and others. Andi is a co-author of Visible Ops Private Cloud and The Innovative CIO. He blogs at Andi Mann bergeek (http://pleasediscuss.com/andimann), and tweets as @AndiMann.

    Bibliographic Information

    • Book Title: The Innovative CIO

    • Book Subtitle: How IT Leaders Can Drive Business Transformation

    • Authors: Andi Mann, George Watt, Peter Matthews

    • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4302-4411-0

    • Publisher: Apress Berkeley, CA

    • eBook Packages: Business and Economics, Business and Management (R0), Apress Access Books

    • Copyright Information: Andi Mann and George Watt and Peter Matthews 2013

    • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4302-4410-3

    • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4302-4411-0

    • Edition Number: 1

    • Number of Pages: XV, 288

    • Number of Illustrations: 19 b/w illustrations

    • Topics: Business and Management

    Buying options

    eBook USD 44.99
    Price excludes VAT (USA)
    • ISBN: 978-1-4302-4411-0
    • Instant PDF download
    • Readable on all devices
    • Own it forever
    • Exclusive offer for individuals only
    • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
    Softcover Book USD 59.99
    Price excludes VAT (USA)