A little contexthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jp_oyHY5bug&feature=related
What does thismean?• Communication is more complex than ever• We are awash in data• Emergent problems, tools, and solutions• Technology is ubiquitous• Change pace and complexity continues to accelerate
PMArchetype Trusted Supplier Partner Player (Today) (Tomorrow)Metaphor General Contractor Design build architectRole Leader EnablerFocus Deliverables Value Resources arePeople view People matter interchangeable Knows alternativeResources Provision resources modelsBusiness Relies heavily on Is a business SMEunderstanding SME’s Multi mode – multiCommunication Simple channelProcess Linear IterativeUser relationship For With
Emerging competencies• Proficient with collaboration platforms and social media tools (facebook, twitter, linkedin)• Comfortable with lightweight tools and “agile” methodologies – continuous learner• Can process multiple information streams• Can facilitate a culture of transparency and collaboration• Move from command and control to servant leadership
Advice from local CIO’s• Have your basics down – cost, scope, quality• Know the culture and the business – add value• Ask questions, be a student, stay curious, have courage• Communicate, communicate, communicate• Relationships matter• Stay organized and detailed
Moving forward• Commit to learning• Find a mentor• Practice with new tools, techniques• Know your people• Check out free resources – TechLife meetup, linkedin, blog etc.
Lessons to learn http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAc4N_drTXU
What I learned• Passion• Discipline and determination• Seize the moment and score