Tag "Jeanne Ross"
From the recent, MITCDOIQ event, I have already shared the “7 reasons why the CDO is here to stay”. Today, I want to dig in on the key functions of the CDO. To do this, I will use the football analogy suggested by Tom Davenport during the event. With this analogy, Tom claimed that CDOs need... more
In Jeanne Ross’ book “Enterprise Architecture as Strategy”, she tells the story of the Winchester House in Santa Clara, California. For those who haven’t been there, it was assembled without a master plan. They think there are 160 rooms but no one seems to agree upon the exact number. If this sounds eerily familiar, Jeanne... more
Now before we get going here, I need to confess that I have led product management and product marketing organizations. And I love creating compelling products that responded to customer needs. But at the same time, I have personally seen how a startup can dismantle a larger established product company’s product business. Jeanne Ross says... more
A recent CBS news segment showed that while major American hotel chains were just beginning to build their properties in Cuba, AirBnB already had several thousand properties for its customers to choose from. In an era of this kind of digital disruption, it should come as no surprise that the President of Hyatt hotels claims... more
Six ideas for CIOs in 2015 to put the innovation back in CIO For most, the “I” in CIO stands for Information. But what about that other “I”, Innovation? For many IT organizations, 60-80% of IT spending continues to be tied up in keeping the IT lights on. But innovation matters more than ever to... more