IVIS-49; more on IVIS and innovation in IT…

For nearly two years now, this blog has been about ways for IT to position themselves as innovation leaders in the enterprise.  Over that time, there have been many discussions, articles, seminars, webinars, etc but IT innovation still seems to be more an exception than the rule.  Witness –

How to keep your job in 2015: Embrace IT transformation

http://www.fiercecio.com/story/ex-cio-2015-legacy-big-it-transformation/2014-12-04 .

G2 Sales-Intelligence Quadrant for Winter2015

Again, CIOs and IT can play a leadership role in innovation as the role of a Chief Marketing Technologist gains significant momentum.  CIOs can “realize they have a new job” or face the consequence, as so succinctly summarized by Tony Pagliarulo in this FierceCIO article.

Here’s one last graphic on “getting creative;” with 1 or 2 of the 40 Ways to Stay Creative perhaps raising eyebrows but with almost all of them previously introduced as part of this blog’s IVIS series.  How many of the 40 is your IT organization embracing?

40 Ways to Stay Creative


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