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"Digital Boardroom: 100 Q&A" Book Introduction

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The purpose of the book “Digital Boardroom: 100 Q&As “is to share 100 insightful questions for rejuvenating the boardroom to get digital ready. It is important for boards to make invaluable inquiries and take proactive approaches for leading digital transformation seamlessly.

-Question and brainstorm on much-needed oversight and additional rigor to the boardroom composition and succession planning process.

-Practice critical thinking and independent thinking for identifying blind spots, criticizing the strategy constructively and advising management insightfully.

-Practice “out-of-the-box” thinking to ask open-ended questions about IT and how to build an IT friendly and technology-savvy digital board.

-Practice strategic thinking and systems thinking, ask insightful questions, to become the mastermind of digital transformation.
Make profound inquiries about the future of leadership, constantly question the status quo and set the digital leadership tone to get digital ready.

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"Digital Boardroom: 100 Q&A" Book Introduction

  1. 1. Digital Board 100 Q&As Pearl Zhu The Author of “Digital Master” Book Series (18 books) & “Future of CIO” Blog (3900 Posting) WWW.PEARLZHU.COM CIO MASTER Digital Agility DIGITAL MASTER
  2. 2. Digital Master Book Series (18 Books)
  3. 3. Title: Digital Boardroom Sub Title: 100 Q&As Author: Pearl Zhu ISBN: 978-1-387-12260-8 Copyright Date: Aug. 2017 About “Digital Boardroom”
  4. 4. Summary The purpose of the book “Digital Boardroom: 100 Q&As “is to share 100 insightful questions for rejuvenating the boardroom to get digital ready. Question and brainstorm on much-needed oversight and additional rigor to the boardroom composition and succession planning process. ● Practice critical thinking and independent thinking for identifying blind spots, criticizing the strategy constructively and advising management insightfully. ● Practice “out-of-the-box” thinking to ask open-ended questions about IT and how to build an IT friendly and technology-savvy digital board. ● Practice strategic thinking and systems thinking, ask insightful questions, to become the mastermind of digital transformation. ● Make profound inquiries about the future of leadership, constantly question the status quo and set the digital leadership tone to get digital
  5. 5. Summary Modern corporate boards play significant roles in guiding businesses toward the right direction and achieve expected business results. The main purpose of “Digitizing Boardrooms -The Multifaceted Aspects of Digital Ready Board”and“Digital Boardroom: 100 Q&As “is to rejuvenate the boardroom to get digital ready. Pearl Zhu
  6. 6. Introduction Digital Boardroom: 100 Q&As The board of directors as the de facto guardian of modern organizations has an important role to play in steering the organization toward the uncharted water and blurring business territories because they oversee strategy management and set the policy for driving changes.
  7. 7. Introduction Digital Boardroom: 100 Q&As Digital directorship goes Deeper over louder; from Compliance to Performance to Excellence; from homogeneity to heterogeneity to High-Maturity.
  8. 8. Chapter 1 The Digital Board’s Composition Inquiries The boardroom composition will directly impact on how they lead and which tone they will set for the entire organization to follow. While there are many components of leadership, one of the most important ones is the ability to adapt, model and influence change.
  9. 9. Chapter 2 A Digital Board’s Digital Inquiries Digital is about the accelerating speed of changes and the abundance of information. Digital boards as the strategic advising role are the “mastermind” behind digital transformation to oversee strategies, drive innovation, catalyze changes, and monitor performance. .
  10. 10. Chapter 3 The Digital Board’s Strategy Inquiries Digital boards help the business management identify and close strategy blind spots, pinpoint decision fatigue, explore the boardroom fundamental and strategic oversight responsibility, and monitor its implementation and performance results, amend wherever necessary to match changing marketplace conditions.
  11. 11. Chapter 4 The Digital Board’s IT Inquiries Given how applying IT is becoming so intrinsically important to so many different enterprises across industrial sectors, digital board directors should ask more insightful questions about IT because leading companies across industrial sectors claim they are in the information management business.
  12. 12. Chapter 5 The Digital Board’s Leadership Inquiries Contemporary digital boards should set the critical tones from leadership grooming to talent development to culture cultivating, to ensure the right people are put in the right positions for leading digital transformation and improving the digital leadership effectiveness and maturity.
  13. 13. Conclusion ● Leadership is all about change and directorship is about steering the business toward the right direction. Digital transformation is in every forward-thinking company’s top agenda; innovation is the light every organization is pursuing, and digitization becomes the new normal of business expansion.
  14. 14. Author: Pearl Zhu Digital Master Book Series (18 Books)
  15. 15. Review Would you recommend this book? Write your review here.

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