4 digital strategies that will give CIOs a competitive edge

A look at four major IT-based strategies—or digital disciplines—by which CIOs can enable their companies to create unique customer value and attain market leadership.
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Joe Weinman is a frequent global keynote speaker and the author of Digital Disciplines: Attaining Market Leadership via the Cloud, Big Data, Social, Mobile and the Internet of Things (Wiley CIO, 2015), which has been the number 1 "Hot New Release" in Computers & Technology on Amazon. He is also the author of the seminal Cloudonomics: The Business Value of Cloud Computing (Wiley, 2012), also available in Chinese, and a contributor to Regulating the Cloud (MIT Press, 2015). He was the founding chair of the IEEE Intercloud Testbed Executive Committee, is the Cloud Economics editor for IEEE Cloud Computing magazine, and has been named a "Top 10 Cloud Computing Leader," among other accolades.

Weinman has been awarded 22 U.S. and international patents in areas such as pseudoternary line coding protocols, simulation and workflow, consumer goods, wireless technologies, telecommunications, cloud and distributed computing, web search algorithms, and homomorphic encryption.

He most recently was Senior Vice President, Telx, responsible for leading cloud services business development and strategy. He joined Telx with over 30 years of experience in executive leadership positions at AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, and Bell Laboratories, in areas such as corporate strategy, business development, product management, operations, and R&D.

He received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Computer Science from Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin - Madison respectively, and completed Executive Education at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Joe Weinman and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.