How does the Digital Transformation Roadmap look in organisations? The starting point and the direction to take has always differed from company to company when it comes to digital transformation. MIT principal research scientist and author of Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation, George Westerman says, "Digital transformation marks a radical rethinking of how an organization uses technology, people and processes to fundamentally change business performance."
Digital transformation was well in the picture for many years though 2020 saw an overturn of things after the pandemic hit. Businesses and industries globally were forced to quickly shift to and adapt digital transformation, as it was the only option of survival.
While today's business leaders are open to embrace digital transformation, they still struggle to understand where and how to start. With the overwhelming number of choices and options, business leaders are faced with numerous challenges.
The question remains, where to start?
The focus of every organization is to serve the customers best and keep efficiency high within. Initiate by understanding the maturity stage in both these areas and develop a governance framework. Start by assessing the current business situation, identify gaps, and define the actions and resources required to fill those gaps.
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In general, a transformation involves a holistic approach or broad change that alters the way the business or segment works. And this shift is not just a technology change, nor just an organizational structure change – it impacts all the people involved in various levels and processes of the organization.
To set a digital transformation on the right course, a company must place it at the core of its plan and understand the magnitude of that undertaking. It is for business leaders to spearhead the digital strategy in the right direction, define the significant investments, and set clear targets.
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