Achieving A Successful Digital Transformation
The digital revolution is transforming the world in many aspects – the way we live, interact, communicate and consume products and services. The business models of yesterday are changing, and disruption is happening in all industries, across all markets.
Digital transformation is an ambitious undertaking, but it is necessary.
Here, we have compiled a few ways on how to make digital transformation successful for your organisation and its entire workforce:
- Create a digital roadmap and vision
Digital transformation does not just happen overnight, and it’s more than just adopting and implementing new technologies. It is a completely holistic venture that requires a clear and concise vision for how these digital tools will be leveraged, and having a detailed plan for execution across the organisation. To simply start it off, it is important to assess the organisational goals, have continuous communication with your employees, etc.
- Analyse integration needs
It is vital to know where your organisation stands in the spectrum of digital maturity. Having considered your short-term (one year), mid-term (three to five years) and long-term (ten years and more) goals, you can fully plan out strategies which are aligned to your goals and vision, whilst ensuring that your overall vision makes sense with your digital strategy.
- Having the right, digital savvy leaders or partners in place
Digitisation requires decision makers who are willing to put their ass on the line, leaders and partners who truly understand what the medium offers from a technical and design point of view. If hiring the right people to lead the digital expansion of your team is a challenge, consider working with digital partners or firms which focus on design driven innovation that helps to train your team. This way, digital expertise within the team can continue to grow over time, allowing the knowledge gained to circulate within the team itself.> DIGIFIV can help
- Building capabilities for the workforce of the future
A properly trained workforce is ultimately responsible for making digital transformation work. Employees across different business units must be “digitally enabled” to transform each business process and reap the benefits.Technology talent is currently one of the biggest impediments to digital transformation. Skills training should take place across the organisation, in every department, at every level. As long as your organisation and its entire workforce is well prepared, disruption in your business is a positive thing. Be prepared to address the technologies, processes and skills that will keep you competitive in the digital age.> DIGIFIV can help