The Velocity Manifesto: Harnessing Technology, Vision, and Culture to Future-proof Your Organization

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Greenleaf Book Group, 2011 - 279 páginas
In this hands-on guide to helping leaders effectively steer their organizations through wrenching infrastructure and social changes, author Scott Klososky details the actions that leaders must take to keep their digital plumbing—the all-important technological infrastructure of their organizations—up-to-date. Readers will learn that the survival of their organization depends on continuously adapting and integrating appropriate new technologies, including everything from robust IT systems to social technologies. Looking into the future, the author presents readers with a planning strategy that will enable them to stay ahead of burgeoning technological trends—especially those that will significantly impact their organizations. The author deftly combines his discussion of technology with an in-depth, actionable program for workforce integration. By providing essential educational tools, the author presents a process for building technology bridges across generations to maximize performance, loyalty, and satisfaction. The author's call-to-action will energize readers who are frustrated by cloistered IT departments, unproductive lines of communication between Baby Boomers and younger staff members, and an overall lack of technological sophistication. By following The Velocity Manifesto, readers will be able to revitalize any business culture threatened by technology. With experience at every level of the technology business, from assembling computers as a teenager to delivering TED talks in Mumbai, the author is a recognized expert in technological innovation. Readers in any industry will benefit from the insights and action plans delivered by The Velocity Manifesto.
 

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introduction
1
Renovating Your Digital Plumbing
7
Efficient Technology Velocity
9
The Importance of Digital Plumbing
21
The Structure of Your Digital Plumbing
29
Finding the Leaks in Your Digital Plumbing
35
Mapping Your Digital Plumbing
55
Technology Management Processes
63
The Four Questions That Can Shape Your Vision Precision
151
Trendspotting Case Study White Collar Lean
165
Building a HighBeam Strategy
175
Creating a Culture of Velocity
191
The Tyranny of the Org Chart
193
Technology as Art
209
The Power of Social Technologies
219
Social Technologies and the Changing Practice of Sales
229

The DIKW Chain
89
Business Intelligence
105
The HighBeam Strategy
119
Trendspotting
121
Vision Precision
135
The Power of Virtual Teams
239
Unleashing the Team
259
Going Forward
277
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Sobre el autor (2011)

A seasoned speaker and entrepreneur, Scott Klosoky has founded several successful companies, including webcasts.com, a technology pioneer of the 1990s. The company's clients included IBM, Compaq, AOL, Hewlett-Packard, Enron International, Conoco Inc., and BMG Music, among others. Klosoky speaks professionally on subjects such as technology and leadership, and collaborated with H.R. Haldeman, Richard M. Nixon's chief of staff, on the New York Times bestselling book, The Haldeman Diaries.

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