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Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:09 am
The Leadership Edge in Digital Transformation
Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:11 am
A company’s ability to innovate and effectively exploit information technology is crucial for survival in today’s turbulent business environment. But in new research from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, roughly half of 750 business and technology leaders said their organizations had missed out on new technology-enabled business opportunities because their IT department was too slow to respond.
How Employee Alignment Boosts The Bottom Line
Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:13 am
There is power in linking individual employee goals to company-wide strategic priorities. As this research illustrates, aligning employees with company strategy has a direct impact on an organization’s operational and business success. Workers agree—70 percent say alignment is the greatest hurdle to achieving company strategy.
Developing a High-Performing EA Team
Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:15 am
EA teams are central to both IT and business success. Yet Gartner research has discovered that there is a wide disparity between how well EA teams perform and, ultimately, how successful they are. What strategies and techniques can an EA leader use to improve the performance of the EA team?
Frontline Managers: Are They Given the Leadership Tools to Succeed?
Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:18 am
Harvard Business Review Analytic Services surveyed its readers about the role of frontline managers in today’s organizations. The goal of the survey was to under- stand how important frontline managers are to organizational success, to what extent front- line manager effectiveness impacts business performance, and whether frontline managers are given enough support and leadership development to optimally fulfill their roles and responsibilities.
The Eccentric Leadership Cycle for CIOs
Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:22 am
CIOs must often work with eccentric executives. This research recommends a cycle CIOs can use to help them embrace eccentrics and cope with some of their more challenging behaviors. (Maverick research deliberately exposes unconventional thinking and may not agree with Gartner's official positions.)
A Business Transformation Leadership Crisis Jeopardizes Business Outcomes
Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:23 am
A survey of Gartner clients shows that modernization efforts, digital business and customer experience are the reasons for undertaking business transformation initiatives. Yet, many initiatives lack a leader and yield business outcomes that only tenuously align to strategic business objectives.
Use Individual Adoption Styles to Bust Through Organizational Change Resistance
Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:24 am
One aspect of change that is often ignored is that different people change at different speeds. The Individual Adoption Style framework presented here helps CIOs and business transformation agents focus their energy on the individuals best-suited to be in influencers for change for the organization.