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Rise of the Digitally Strategic CIO | Sadin on Digital

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Sadin on Digital” episodes explore the fast-changing and high-stakes world of digital business. Wayne Sadin and I focus in particular on what CEOs and boards must do to lead their companies successfully into the Digital Age. Today, we discuss strategic planning, cloud-native ERP, 5G, and CIOs.

Episode 21

The Big Themes:

  • Strategic planning: Strategic planning is a lot about what you want to do – but also about what you’re able to do.
  • True cloud-native ERP: That includes business intelligence, low-code, data lake – and is different from old-style on-prem ERP. Clients who haven’t seen this are just getting used to it.
  • 5G and other advanced networking: The bandwidth is terrific, but latency is the game changer for IoT apps, and other simplified “edge computing.”
  • There are no stupid questions: If someone on CIO’s team makes a CEO or board member feel like he or she has asked a dumb question, get rid of that IT person.

The Big Quote: “How are you enabling? How are you empowering? How are you teaching them to think differently?”

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Wayne Sadin is one of our regular Digital All-Stars. The All-Stars are experts whose video podcasts will focus on the critical themes shaping (and re-shaping!) the business world here in the digital age of 2020. Our intention is to provide regular chunks of timely ideas and insights from industry veterans with diverse backgrounds.

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