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Though adoption seemed a little slow for many businesses, the sudden disruption brought on by the pandemic hastened the adoption of digital transformation and the business practices that come with it. The Forbes Technology Council notes that 65% of remote workers displayed an increase in productivity and that the inclusion of technological resources and on-demand learning have been major contributors to this.
Change management is an expansive topic (hardly surprising given its importance), and, as such, there are different types of change that require different change strategies to lead them effectively.
Whereas change or transformation initiatives previously have focused on benefits and technical requirements, modern approaches focus far more on the people that support, resist, and endure the effects of changes. Whatever a proposed initiative might say on paper, the only way for any change to hit the ground running is to have sufficient support and insight from those who keep the organization running.
Despite the value and increasing importance of the digital sphere in business, terms like ‘digital transformation’ regularly come across more as generic buzzwords than anything else. People hear about the value of digital transformation without understanding its purpose, much less when or how to carry it out in practice.
Your digital transformation initiative or program of work can take on many shapes and forms, and there is, unfortunately, no single simple answer here.
‘5 Quick & Effective Ways to Drive Success in any Digital Transformation Program’ saw attendees inquire about the value and impact of digital transformation on various industries, and in relation to several different frameworks.
Rather than simply treating it as a buzzword, it described elements that make up digital transformation, such as modernization, automation, and transformation initiatives, and how they all help companies achieve new heights of success.
Unfortunately, human beings are, ultimately, creatures of habit. It’s certainly no different when it comes to our jobs. We prefer to have consistent processes we can stick to for the sake of saving time and keeping as focused. Regardless of how complex or senior an individual’s role may be, this rule will almost always apply in one form or another. As a result, resistance to change management initiatives can come from virtually anywhere.
One of the primary themes of AgileSHIFT is establishing a permanent culture of enterprise agility. As the last several years have shown, opportunities for change can appear constantly if you know how to look for them
Hosts David Cannon and Richard de Kock will focus strictly on the value of digital transformation from a high-level perspective, demonstrating how business leaders can utilize elements such as automation to achieve new heights of success.