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John Soat's (Information Week) question "What's the first thing a CIO should do?" got me thinking. "What's the first thing I would do if I started a new job as SOA President?"
I've broken out of my scifi addiction recently to read biographies of leaders. As a result, Rudy Giuliani has really impacted the way I think of SOA Management. In his book "Leadership," he discussed a program he implemented to improve the police department called Compstat (see wiki).
Compstat is an accountability process combined with a management philosophy that ultimately led to better policing.
Accountability, management, and policing. Hey, that sounds like SOA Management!
Here's what I'd do as SOA President:
Clearly, I'd improve over time, and socializing the "process" and getting buy-in would take a big effort up front. But, having the numbers behind me would make the benefits of SOA indisputable.
I know, I know. I make it sound SOA easy.
SOA What? You know, when Rudy first started, a lot of police thought you couldn't measure real policing... However, years later, I live in a city that's safer than it's been in a long time. Remember, you can't possibly know where you're going if you don't know where you are. If you don’t think you can measure an SOA's success, think again. It's where you need to start.
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