Leading The Acceleration Of Digital Transformation – Part 1: The Time is Now

Over the course of the next several weeks, I’ll be sharing with CIOs and IT leaders in our community some perspective, principles, and practices. My book, Blind Spot: A Leader’s Guide To IT-Enabled Business Transformation, is written for business leaders to understand the IT transformation journey in very simple business terms. I’ll be using the framework […]

Back To The Future Series: Portfolio Modernization

Over time, we consistently hear feedback from our class participants, alumni, community, and clients, “You’ve got to share more of Charlie’s thoughts about this!”  We have been looking for additional ways to provide Charlie’s insight to our leadership community and plan to do even more going forward. As we organize new resources and go back […]

Thriving In Dynamic Times: Turning Headwinds Into Tailwinds Part 2: Shaping Demand

Shape the Demand for Business Response & Strategic Value. This is a critical moment with an opportunity to really change the game – from what’s “important now” to what’s “urgent now and strategic over time”. The external forces and immediate business needs will dictate that you are responsive with some things necessary to scale and […]

Thriving In Dynamic Times: Turning Headwinds Into Tailwinds

Most nations and enterprises have had to endure a number of crises over the decades. Some have been massive, like the financial meltdown of 2008, or a targeted tragedy like 9/11, or even a regional hurricane. As a CIO, I experienced them all and several others in the 70s, 80s, and 90s. The current Coronavirus […]