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WHEN WILL THE STAGES OF CHANGE TAKE PLACE?

WHEN WILL THE STAGES OF CHANGE TAKE PLACE?

As I wrote in a recent blog post, Eliminating the Blind Spot Between Business and IT Leaders, establishing a simple common language can be the key to a successful IT-enabled business transformation. In this post, I’ll be focusing on the WHEN and take a deeper dive into each phase of the journey. Pacing and execution […]

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BACK TO THE FUTURE – “MODERN” SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

BACK TO THE FUTURE – “MODERN” SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

In my decades-long career in the industry, I’ve seen a lot of things come and go. I was excited to witness and be a part of some, while I couldn’t wait for others to fade away. Many of the recent trends excite and encourage me as they center around developing solid, well-engineered business solutions in […]

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THE CIO AS THE CHIEF INTEGRATION OFFICER

THE CIO AS THE CHIEF INTEGRATION OFFICER

Over the last 100 years, business models have evolved. Much of this evolution has been driven by innovations in technology, including the automobile, airplane, television, mainframe computers and smartphones. These have enabled commerce to expand from local, to regional, to national and, more recently, to global. However, it’s not that one replaces the other, rather, […]

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The 30 Game Changers in Your Organization

The 30 Game Changers in Your Organization

I previously posted that great leaders focus on setting the agenda, building a great team and delivering with consistency. However, that is only part of the challenge for a leader, because none of that matters if you can’t “sell it” and if the business won’t consume it. That’s where “Street Smarts” are required, but I […]

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LEADERSHIP MATTERS MOST

LEADERSHIP MATTERS MOST

I don’t think anyone would dispute that great leadership matters, and that it matters most at critical times. I also think we can win the argument that we’re in one of those critical times right now – as technology is dramatically changing at such a rapid pace and creating disruption, change and opportunities in virtually […]

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WHAT GREAT LEADERS DO GREAT

WHAT GREAT LEADERS DO GREAT

In the five decades of my career, I’ve had the great privilege of learning from some fantastic leaders who created world-class cultures and leadership development programs – especially early in my career at IBM and PepsiCo. I’ve observed great leaders like Tom Watson Jr. at IBM and Wayne Calloway at PepsiCo. I’ve applied those lessons […]

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THE WHO IS WHERE ALL THE LEVERAGE IS

THE WHO IS WHERE ALL THE LEVERAGE IS

Leading the journey to becoming a more agile business based on a well-structured, integrated and holistic multi-year plan is easy to say, but it’s very hard to achieve without an extremely talented team. Decades of transformation work have continuously reinforced the idea that if you have the right WHO – Structure, Leadership, Culture and Talent […]

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THE JOURNEY TO BECOMING AN AGILE BUSINESS

THE JOURNEY TO BECOMING AN AGILE BUSINESS

Over the last few decades, most large and successful 20th century businesses have calcified around their legacy systems and processes. The journey to becoming more agile and nimble will require a thoughtful, well-structured, well-designed and well-executed multi-year plan. The plan needs to be focused on achieving three major outcomes – Business, Architectural and Organizational. All […]

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Guiding Principles Learned in the First 50 Years of IT

Guiding Principles Learned in the First 50 Years of IT

Throughout history, technological inventions have always fueled growth and prosperity. However, with today’s unparalleled, rapid-fire pace of IT innovation and global adoption, it has never been more stunningly apparent that technology is at the heart of global competitiveness, enterprise excellence and sustainable success. A Summary of My IT Career I’ve had the privilege of playing […]

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Welcome to The Feld Group Institute

Welcome to The Feld Group Institute

Often dubbed as the First CIO in corporate America, Charlie Feld has led transformation efforts for Fortune 500 organizations such as Frito-Lay, Southwest Airlines, Coca-Cola, Home Depot, and FedEx. With 50 years of hard work under his belt, Charlie Feld started the Feld Group Institute to inspire a holistic and human approach to IT leadership based of […]

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