Status Go Podcast: Episode 2

“Agile is where I see organizations winning or losing on the business IT side.”

-Isaac Sacolick

Status Go Podcast: Episode 2

“What are we learning from customers that is going to drive our priorities?” -Isaac Sacolick

Status Go Podcast: Episode 2

“The way to think about data today is think about what problem you are solving, what is the opportunity around it? ” -Isaac Sacolick

Episode 2: Driving Your Digital Strategy

We’ve all heard the phrase  “Every company is a tech company,” many times.  To the extent that every company must be leveraging technology for relevancy and competitive advantage, this is true.  And from an efficiency and impact standpoint any innovative approach must align directly with the overall organizational goals.  There is no cookie cutter plan of attack; each strategy will be unique.

Jeff Ton and Isaac Sacolick cover a lot of ground in this episode.  Whether you looking for the right approach to AI implementation, considering agile mentality as an angle for better business and IT alignment, utilizing data for optimal business impact or working on product management process and strategy; there is something here for you.

Time Stamped Table of Contents

1:28 Why 2019 may be a day of reckoning

5:05 AI reality checks

9:01 Is the label AI being attributed to old products now being called new?

10:51 Overcoming the data sins of our past

16:13 Garbage in garbage out?

17:39 Using agile to align IT with the business

20:58 Knowledge gained around Driving Digital

24:34 Product process and strategy

29:19 Summary

 

Isaac Sacolick is the Founder and President of StarCIO, a consulting services organization that leads organizations to smarter and faster transformation programs.

Isaac is a successful CIO who has led digital transformation, product development, innovation, agile management, and data science programs in multiple organizations. He has transformed underperforming businesses by delivering new digital products, investing in strategic technologies, enabling agile practices, outsourcing commodity services and establishing performance metrics. He is the author of the Amazon bestseller Driving Digital:The Leader’s Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology published by Amacom (now HarperCollins).