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China Summary Translation: 'CIO New Year's Resolutions, 2018'

Published: 24 April 2018

ID: G00355510

Analyst(s): Mark Raskino , Owen Chen


Beyond the main CIO agenda for the year, this research provides ideas that CIOs can use to improve personal and team capabilities, amplify performance, and accelerate achievement.

Table Of Contents



CIO New Year's Resolutions, 2018

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Scaling Development Resolutions
    • 1. I will prepare to deal with enterprise digital fatigue.
    • 2. I will make business-resilience war games a habit in our enterprise.
    • 3. I will make all IT communications the most beautiful in the company.
  • Leadership Development Resolutions
    • 4. I will take local entrepreneurs out to lunch monthly, and will bring three IT leaders along.
    • 5. I will develop my team's cognitive diversity by sharing their thinking tools.
    • 6. I will ensure that the executive committee directly experience a new technology every quarter.
    • 7. I will introduce a new cultural behavior across IT, as well as a way to measure it.
  • Personal Development Resolutions
    • 8. I will build a partnership with a local community college, or a secondary or middle school.
    • 9. I will take deeper learning courses in selected technologies.
    • 10. I will maintain my brain and general fitness for business.
    • 11. I will make time to directly experience a variety of new techs.

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