The hottest four stories analyze the way CIO works

2022-10-16
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Four stories analyze the working mode of CIO

enterprise informatization is a very complex promotion process, which includes deep content in the process of enterprise informatization: it is not only as simple as daily specific work such as establishing several local areas, selecting appropriate system software, purchasing various hardware, approving informatization costs, but also related to enterprise strategy, business philosophy, organizational structure, human resources The company's rules, regulations, policies and other strategic elements are closely related to the internal resource investment direction, investment volume, specific objectives and other tactics of the enterprise

as the promoter of enterprise informatization, CIO should not only obey the informatization planning in the overall strategic planning of the enterprise, but also deal with the implementation steps and stage objectives in each stage, as well as daily work. Many CIOs of enterprises feel headache about their work. So, what qualities should a qualified CIO have? Now let's discuss it from some short stories

Story 1: the interval between cutting and experiment should not exceed 24h. Father and son look at the car

father and son see a very luxurious car. The son disdained his father and said, "Whoever makes this kind of car must have no knowledge in his stomach!" The father said lightly, "Whoever says this must have no money in his pocket!"

analysis: the same thing has different meanings in the eyes of different people. This is the work of informatization. Some people think that informatization is a set of fancy gadgets piled up with computer technology and software, which has no real purpose. Even if it is useful, it only allows people to get rid of the simple daily and complicated repetitive work in the past. This view can also be seen in many enterprise managers; In some ordinary employees, informatization brings them more than these, which may increase their workload (taking on the original data input work). These burdens force employees to learn, and their fear of new technologies and ideas makes them dare not try easily; They may also be retrained in some skills or even disappear from their current positions, so it is not surprising that few ordinary employees can realize the true meaning of informatization, and employees resist the implementation of informatization

in view of this situation, CIOs need to think in an alternate way. From the perspective of different levels of the enterprise, they need to promote the managers' concept of informatization, and bring the significance of informatization to middle and senior managers through various means, so that they can understand that the most important thing of informatization work is a change in management ideas, an improvement in management methods, and an optimization and reorganization of enterprise business processes, It is a change of thinking method to improve management efficiency with the help of modern management methods. Through the "brainwashing" of managers, the concept of informatization is thoroughly penetrated into the hearts of every manager, so that they can understand the significance of informatization, so as to consciously serve the overall informatization of the enterprise; For those ordinary employees, we should fully consider the impact of a new idea, a new tool, and a new technology on ordinary people, think about the difficulties of employees, put ourselves in the position of employees, train those who need technical training, replace those who need to change positions, and transfer or dismiss those who resolutely resist enterprise informatization, Reward those who have made outstanding contributions to the implementation of informatization. Through the implementation and application of these methods, various internal contradictions of the enterprise have been reasonably solved, which has promoted the growth and development of the enterprise and individual capabilities. At the same time, the enterprise's decision-making is more scientific and effective, the utilization of various resources is more full, and the internal structural spear is reduced to the minimum, which is conducive to the formation of various fair competition mechanisms of the enterprise

Story 2: the driver chased the car

a bus full of passengers, which was light orange powder, was moving rapidly down the slope, and a man was desperately chasing behind. A passenger stretched his head out of the window and shouted to him, "forget it, man, you can't catch up, wait for the next bus!" "I must catch up with it," the man panted. "I'm the driver of this car."

analysis: a car can move forward without a driver. Similarly, an enterprise can survive without a CIO, but it has no sense of direction. Enterprises without informatization direction are like downhill cars without drivers. Although they are fast, their future is worrying. CIO is the informatization "driver" of enterprise trains

informatization is a killer mace for an enterprise to cope with the rapidly changing market behavior. Whether this killer mace can be practiced depends on how the CIO promotes it. With the methods and thinking of looking at problems from different perspectives, the next step for CIO is to plan the enterprise's informatization strategy. Informatization strategy and enterprise strategy are closely linked. An excellent CIO should not only remedy problems, but also take preventive measures in advance. These measures include: formulating strategic tactics and implementation steps of enterprise informatization; Formulate resource allocation plan for informatization; Coordinate the contradictions between different departments within the enterprise; Type selection of informatization hardware; Investment proportion of planning origin; Maintain various information technology related equipment of the enterprise; Carry out a series of work such as maintenance and upgrading of informatization. The assurance degree of these works constitutes the inspection standard for assessing whether CIO is qualified. CIOs who are caught up in hardware maintenance all day are like drivers chasing cars. It is difficult to grasp the direction of enterprise informatization, let alone what is in line with the company's strategy

Story 3: chicken and egg problem

in class, the teacher asked: "students, is there a chicken or an egg first?" "There are chickens first, where can you get eggs without chickens?!" "First there are eggs, no eggs, where can you hatch a chicken?!" Two groups of students argued endlessly about this problem

analysis: the problem of chicken or egg first seems to be a difficult problem to solve, which is like optimizing and reorganizing business processes or implementing a set of information software first, and then changing and modifying their own business processes in the process of enterprise informatization. For these questions without a standard answer, it is always a controversial topic

the implementation of enterprise informatization is actually a transformation process of enterprises by using the informatization software and the management ideas contained in the informatization software. However, due to the power of habit, we always take a cautious attitude towards one thing, so we always want to improve the enterprise process after implementing informatization. In fact, it is precisely the existence of this idea that hinders the reasonable and excellent part of the informatization process from quickly adapting to the various processes and business modules of the enterprise. Many enterprises have proved with iron facts that the success rate of optimizing and reorganizing enterprise business processes before implementing informatization is much higher than that of implementing informatization before continuous repair. The problem of chicken and egg is not clear, which constitutes a crucial standard to distinguish the level of CIO. Choosing which business process is like we still don't know which one comes first in chicken and egg, but it is generally recognized that the probability of success is higher

the story can make the machine stop or reverse in case of a state of emergency. Four: who broke the plate

after dinner, the mother and daughter wash the plate together, and the father and son watch TV in the living room. Suddenly, the sound of breaking dishes came from the kitchen, and then there was silence. The son looked at his father and said, "mom must have broken the plate." Father was very strange: "how do you know that your mother broke the plate?" "It's very simple, because mom didn't swear today."

analysis: we often just pay attention to the same thing, but for the same thing, different people have different attitudes: we are often strict with others and generous with ourselves, and we are more reluctant to blame our immediate superiors, let alone punish them

the same thing happens to different people, but there are different reward and punishment systems, which in itself will increase the friction, which is an unfair behavior. When enterprises implement informatization, sometimes they are at the same level as themselves or their superior leaders resist informatization. In most cases, CIOs have to turn a blind eye, or just whisper a reminder; However, they reprimand their subordinates for making mistakes and hindering the implementation of informatization. Admittedly, the occurrence of this phenomenon is related to the position of CIO and the heavy work pressure, but the same thing happens to people in different positions, and the use of different punishment measures will make employees have an indescribable unfair mood, and then dissatisfied with the whole information technology industry. In view of this situation, CIO should formulate various punishment regulations for violating the informatization promotion work, and strive to make "the same crime and punishment". At the same time, it should also be noted that not all eyes should be focused on the punishment, but also do a good job in psychological counseling of employees in time, and strive to minimize the dissatisfaction of employees with the implementation of informatization. (end)

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