As IT leaders, we are responsible for enabling and driving innovation while at the same time maintaining service levels, ensuring security, and controlling costs. Let’s discuss how successful IT leaders are stepping up with bold leadership management strategies for growing the business through the innovative use of technology. Innovation must be targeted toward a clearly defined, value-creation focus such as:
- Top-line growth – innovation activities that primarily generate revenue
- Bottom-line optimization growth – innovation activities that yield profit
- Shareholder value growth – innovation activities that increase the value of the company
How do you currently address these questions? How do you share your experience in delivering innovation to your organization and provide ways to leverage innovation to help drive business results? As seen below, finding the right balance can be challenging.